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Pez, Johann Christoph (1664 - 1716), composer, instrumentalist, singer

Elizabeth Roche

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 Munich, 9 Sept 1664; d Stuttgart, 25 Sept 1716). German composer, instrumentalist and singer. His family had long been connected with music at the Peterskirche, Munich, whose choir school he attended, receiving a firm grounding in plainsong and polyphony. About 1675 he went to the Jesuit school at Munich, where he was an important member of the choir and orchestra (his main instruments were viol and lute)

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Subjects: Music

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