Benda family (opera)
- Thomas Bauman
Bohemian family of composers, resident in Germany.
(b Staré Benátky, bap. June 30, 1722; d Köstritz, Nov 6, 1795). Trained by the Jesuits, he emigrated in 1742 to Prussia, where he served for eight years as violinist in Frederick the Great’s court orchestra. On the death of G. H. Stölzel, in ...