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Hoffmann, Melchiorlocked

  • Andreas Glöckner


(b Bärenstein, nr Dresden, c1679; d Leipzig, Oct 6, 1715). German composer and organist. As a choirboy in the Dresden Hofkapelle, Hoffmann received his musical training from Johann Christoph Schmidt (i). He went to Leipzig in autumn 1702 and enrolled at the university to study law. He also joined the student collegium musicum founded by Telemann. When Telemann left Leipzig in ...

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