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Wagner, Georg Gottfried (1698 - 1756), violinist, composer

Robert L. Marshall

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 Mühlberg, Saxony, 5 April 1698; d Plauen, 23 March 1756). German violinist and composer. After receiving early training from his father, Wagner matriculated at the Thomasschule, Leipzig, on 18 May 1712, and continued there until 1718 as a pupil of Johann Kuhnau. From 1718 to 1726 he studied at the University of Leipzig. He may have become one of J.S. Bach’s first pupils in Leipzig in 1723, for

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