König, Johann Balthasar
- Dorothea Schröder
(b Waltershausen, nr Gotha, bap. Jan 28, 1691; d Frankfurt, bur. April 2, 1758). German composer . As a boy he joined the Stadtkapelle in Frankfurt, singing first under the direction of G.C. Strattner. When Telemann succeeded the latter in 1712 König began to work for him as a copyist and also learnt to imitate his style; presumably he took lessons with him. In ...