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Franz Anton Ries

(1755—1846)


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(b Bonn, 1755; d Godesberg, 1846).

Ger. violinist. Leader of Bonn electoral court orch. 1779–94. Friend and teacher of Beethoven. Attended unveiling of Beethoven statue in Bonn, 1845, at age of 89.

Subjects: Music.


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