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Schicht, Johann Gottfried

(1753–1823). Conductor, composer; b. Reichenau, near Zittau, Ger.; trained in piano, organ, and vocal music in Zittau; studied law at Leipzig; pianist 1781–85 at Gewandhaus concerts, Leipzig; conductor Gewandhaus concerts 1785; cantor Thomaskirche, Leipzig, from 1810. Comp. Choralbuch. Other works include oratorios (e.g., Das Ende des Gerechten) and other sacred music.

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