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Franz Xaver Brixi

Franz Xaver Brixi

Composer: Franz Xaver Brixi

Dates: 2 January 1732 – 14 October 1771

Nationality: Czech

Title of Piece: Missa di Gloria

Brief Biography: Born in Prague, Brixi was the son of the composer Simon Brixi. Brixi’s simplistic instrumentation effectively distinguished him from his predecessors and his use of fresh and vivacious rhythm distinguished him from other composers of his time