Königslöw, Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von
- Georg Karstädt
- and Arndt Schnoor
(b Hamburg, March 16, 1745; d Lübeck, May 14, 1833). German organist and composer . He first studied the piano and singing with his father Johann Christoph Burchard von Königslöw, a music teacher in Hamburg. At the age of 13 he went to Lübeck as a boy soprano in the Abendmusiken directed by the organist at the Marienkirche, A.C. Kunzen, with whom he also studied the organ, violin, composition and, perhaps, the cello. Königslöw became Kunzen’s assistant (...