Friday, February 1, 2008

Telemann, Georg Philipp

(1681-1767), German composer, studied under Calover at Zellerfeld, entered Leipzig University, later appointed music director of the Leipzig Opera, then organist at the Neue Kirche, Kapellmeister at the court. He composed 40 operas, 47 solo concertos, sonatas,concerto grossi, various sacred music, and chamber music.

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