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Schikaneder [Schickaneder], Emanuel (opera) (Johann Joseph [Baptist])locked

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(b Straubing, Sept 1, 1751; d Vienna, Sept 21, 1812). Austrian dramatist, theatre director, actor, singer and composer of German origin . Educated at the Jesuit Gymnasium at Regensburg, where he was a cathedral chorister, Schikaneder may briefly have been a town musician before he became an actor with F. J. Moser’s troupe in ...

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