Overview

Johann Sebastian Bach

(1685—1750)

Return to overview »

Results | All related links for this item | 1-10 of 24 results for:


Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Albert Emil Brachvogel

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Breslau, 1824–78, Berlin),

at first an engraver and sculptor, took a post as secretary of a theatre, was later employed in a telegraph office, and finally, from 1854 on, earned ...

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Albert Schweitzer

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(1875–1965)

German theologian, musician, and medical missionary. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 and became an honorary member of the OM in 1955.

Born in...

See overview in Oxford Index

Barthold Hinrich Brockes

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Hamburg, 1680–1747, Ritzebüttel),

a prominent citizen of Hamburg with a gift for poetry, came of a patrician merchant family. He studied law at Halle (1700–2) and at the...

See overview in Oxford Index

cantata

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It.).

Sung. Term with different meanings according to period: (1) In early 17th cent., often a dramatic madrigal sung by one v., with lute acc. or basso continuo. The form became...

See overview in Oxford Index

Carl Friedrich Zelter

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Literature.

(b Berlin, 1758; d Berlin, 1832).

Ger. composer, conductor, and teacher. Dir., Berlin Singakademie from 1800. Founded Liedertafel, Berlin, 1809, and Royal Inst. for Church Mus....

See overview in Oxford Index

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Weimar, 1714; d Hamburg, 1788).

Ger. composer. 5th child and 3rd son of J. S. Bach. Intended for legal career but turned to mus. while at Frankfurt Univ. In 1738 became...

See overview in Oxford Index

Christian Friedrich Henrici

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Stolpen, 1700–64, Leipzig),

wrote comic poetry (Ernst- Schertzhaffte und Satyrische Gedichte, 1727–37), but is now best known as the author of texts for choral works by J. S....

See overview in Oxford Index

E. T. A. Hoffmann

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(orig. Wilhelm, but adopted name Amadeus in homage to Mozart) (b Königsberg, 1776; d Berlin, 1822).

Ger. writer, music critic Hoffmann, composer, and conductor. Was th. cond. from...

See overview in Oxford Index

Frederick the Great

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b Berlin, 1712; d Potsdam, 1786).

Ger. sovereign (reigned 1740–86) who was also composer, flautist, and patron of music. Pupil of Hayne and Quantz. Est. court orch. Berlin 1740,...

See overview in Oxford Index

Graf von Schaumburg-Lippe Wilhelm

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(London, 1724–77, Bergleben),

was educated partly in England and partly abroad, studying successively at Montpellier, Geneva, and Leyden, where he combined military and...

See overview in Oxford Index