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Friebert, Joseph (<i>died</i> 1799), composer

Robert N. Freeman

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Gnadendorf, Lower Austria, bap. 5 Dec 1724; d Passau, 6 Aug 1799). Austrian composer, brother of carl Friberth, with whom he is often confused. He probably received his early musical training from his father, a schoolmaster and organist. The Benedictines of Melk employed him as tenor at their abbey from the middle of 1743 until April 1745 with a salary of 30 florins. He left Melk to

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