|Born: 14 March
1681, Magdeburg, Germany
Died: 25 June 1767, Hamburg, Austria
Telemann, Georg Philipp
A particularly active composer in the fields of opera and religious music, among the most industrious in the history of music and a autodidact (self-learned) man, who had written an opera by the age of 12. Telemann was admired by his contemporaries, and Bach received the position of musical director in "St. Thomas" church only after Telemann refused to take the job.
Telemann composed approximately
in the Italian style, 47 concerti
and about 40 operas. He also wrote secular cantatas,
the most famous of which today, is "The
Schoolmaster" ("Der Schulmeister").
He Lived in the
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