- Adolf Layer
(b Wangen, Allgau, March 10, 1713; d Ottobeuren, Oct 28, 1779). German composer . He entered the Benedictine monastery at Ottobeuren in 1730; from 1738 to 1766 he was a music teacher, organist, choir leader and music copyist there, then he became a father confessor in the pilgrims' church, Maria Eldern. In ...