Johann Georg Albrechtsberger


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(b Klosterneuberg, nr. Vienna, 1736; d Vienna, 1809).

Austrian organist at Viennese court (1772) and cath. (1791); composer, but best remembered as comp. teacher (pupils incl. Beethoven) and as author of many theoretical works, incl. important textbook of comp. (1790, widely used in Eng. trans.).

Subjects: Music.

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