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Telemann, Georg Michaellocked

  • Martin Ruhnke
  •  and Steven Zohn

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(b Plön, April 20, 1748; d Riga, March 4, 1831). German composer, grandson of Georg Philipp Telemann. When his father, G.P. Telemann’s eldest son Andreas, who had been a clergyman at Plön, died in 1755 at the age of 40, his grandfather took him to Hamburg, where he brought him up and gave him a musical education. While he was still at school he played accompaniments under his grandfather, and after the old man died he took temporary charge of church music until C.P.E. Bach took over as Kantor in ...

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Journal of Musicology
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung