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Tag, Christian Traugott (1777 - 1839), Kantor, composer

Dieter Härtwig

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 Hohenstein-Ernstthal, 2 June 1777; d Glauchau, 12 July 1839). German Kantor and composer, nephew of Christian Gotthilf Tag. He received his early education from his uncle, then attended the Leipzig Thomasschule for eight years, where he was encouraged by J.A. Hiller. After studying philosophy and theology at Leipzig University he became Kantor in Jessen (1803). In 1805 he went to Glauchau as Kantor, director of music and schoolteacher.

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Subjects: Music

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