Schmezer [Schmetzer], Georg
- Adolf Layer
(b Augsburg, March 21, 1642; d Augsburg, July 1697). German composer and writer on music. He received his musical education at the Gymnasium and at the choir school of St Anna, Augsburg, where Jakob Scheiffelhut and Daniel Merck were among his fellow students. After study trips which took him as far as Stockholm he became Kantor and director of music at St Anna (which was the main Protestant church at Augsburg) in ...