Keiser, Reinhard [Cesare, Rinardo]
- John H. Roberts
(b Teuchern, nr Weissenfels, Germany, 10 or 11 Jan 1674 [bap. 12 Jan]; d Hamburg, 12 Sept 1739). German composer. He was the foremost composer of German Baroque opera.
Keiser was the son of Gottfried Keiser (d before 1732), an organist and composer, and Agnesa Dorothea von Etzdorff (...