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Christian Ignatius Latrobe

(1758—1836) Moravian minister and composer


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(1758–1836), Moravian minister, composer, and editor of music, significant for his role in introducing continental Catholic church music to English audiences. His most influential musical publication was the six-volume Selection of Sacred Music (1806–20), the early volumes of which anticipated the publications of Vincent Novello, and contained music by such composers as Graun, Hasse, Pergolesi, Haydn, and Mozart.

From An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).


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