Johann Schobert

(c. 1735—1767)

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(bc.1735; d Paris, 1767).

Silesian composer and harpsichordist. Moved to Paris, c.1760, becoming court harpsichordist. Composer of variety of works in so‐called Mannheim style, influencing Mozart's early kbd. works. Died with his family after eating poisonous fungi.

Subjects: Music.

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