See also:born at Dobitschen in Saxe-
See also:Altenburg, on the 4th of
See also:January 1720 . While a student of
See also:law at
See also:Leipzig he studied
See also:music under Johann Sebastian Bach . In 1741 he went to Berlin, where he studied musical composition . He was soon generally recognized as one of the most skilful organists of his
See also:time; and in 1751, as the result of a comic
See also:opera, Il Filosofo convinto in amore, performed at
See also:Potsdam, he was made
See also:court composer to
See also:Frederick the
See also:Great . He died in Berlin on the 1st of
See also:December 1774 . In 17J9, on the
See also:death of Karl Heinrich
See also:Graun, he was appointed conductor of the royal orchestra . Besides several operas of merit, he composed instrumental pieces and
See also:church music . His reputation chiefly rests, however, on his theoretical, and critical writings on musical subjects . He wrote under the pseudonym of Flavio Anicio Olibrio .
GNAEUS JULIUS AGRICOLA (A.D. 37-93)
MARTIN AGRICOLA (c. 1500-1556)
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