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Telemann, Georg Philipp

(1681–1767). Luth. composer, organist, cantor; b. Magdeburg, Ger.; educ. Magdeburg, Zellerfeld, Hildesheim, and Leipzig; largely self-taught in music; active esp. in Hamburg. Works include oratorios Der Tag des Gerichts; Der Tod Jesu; Die Auferstehung Christi. Other works include cantatas, psalms, overtures, sonatas. See also Passion, The.

R. Hass, Die Musik des Barocks (Potsdam, 1927).

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