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Franz [Knauth], Robertlocked

  • Edward F. Kravitt

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(b Halle, June 28, 1815; d Halle, Oct 24, 1892). German composer. He was born into a simple burgher family. His father, Christoph Franz Knauth, changed the family name to Franz in 1847. He studied with several teachers in Halle, and was then taught at the Gymnasium by Kantor Abela, who introduced him to cantatas and oratorios by Bach, Handel, Haydn and Mozart. After breaking down his father's strong disapproval, Franz embraced music as a profession and left the Gymnasium for a strict course in theory from J.C.F. Schneider in Dessau (...

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