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Hofer, Andreas (1629 - 1684), composer

Miriam W. Barndt-Webb

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 Reichenhall [now Bad Reichenhall], 1629; d Salzburg, 25 Feb 1684). Austrian composer. He attended the Benedictine University at Salzburg and then served as organist at St Lambrecht Abbey in Styria from 1651 to 1653. In 1654 he was appointed vice-Kapellmeister at the court of the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg and in 1679 was promoted to Kapellmeister, a position he held until his death. From 1666 until his death he

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