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Kunzen family [Kuntzen]locked

  • Georg Karstädt
  •  and Arndt Schnoor


German family of musicians.

(b Leisnig, Saxony, Aug 31, 1696; d Lübeck, March 20, 1757). Organist and composer. His talent matured early, and according to his autobiographical sketch for Mattheson’s Grundlage einer Ehren-Pforte he deputized for Leisnig’s organist when only nine years old. He distinguished himself on the violin and on keyboard instruments while at school in Torgau (...

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