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Krieger, Johann Philipp (<i>died</i> 1725), composer, organist, keyboard player

Harold E. Samuel

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 Nuremberg, bap. 27 Feb 1649; d Weissenfels, 6 Feb 1725). German composer, organist and keyboard player, elder brother of johann Krieger. He was one of the outstanding German composers of his time, especially of church cantatas, of which he wrote over 2000 (nearly all lost); under his direction the cultivation of music at the small court at Weissenfels rose to the highest level of German court

Keywords: Life; Works

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Subjects: Music

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