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Kropfgans, Johann (1708 - 1771), lutenist, composer

Tim Crawford

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 Breslau [now Wrocław], 14 Oct 1708; d c1771). German lutenist and composer. He probably received his earliest lessons from his father, also called Johann (b Neustadt an der Orla, 12 Sept 1668; d after 1731), who had studied with the eminent lutenists Le Sage de Richée and S.L. Weiss and was active as a lutenist and merchant in Breslau. The younger Johann’s brother Johann Gottfried (b Breslau,

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