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Sparry, Franz (1715 - 1767), composer

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 Graz, 28 April 1715; d Kremsmünster, 7 April 1767). Austrian composer. After serving as a choirboy at the monastery of Admont, he studied philosophy at Salzburg University. He entered the Benedictine house of Kremsmünster in 1735, but later returned to Salzburg to study theology. While there he met and may have studied with J.E. Eberlin, the court organist, and his first compositions date from his second period there,

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