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Johann Christoph Graupner

Johann Christoph Graupner

 

Composer: Johann Christoph Graupner

Dates: 13 January 1683 – 10 March 1760

Nationality: German

Title of Piece: Air from the Cantate “Ach Gott und Herr”

Brief Biography: Graupner was a harpsichordist and composer of high baroque. He played the harpsichord in the orchestra of the Hamburg Opera before becoming the court chapel master of the orchestra at Hesse-Darmstadt. Graupner composed music for almost half a century before he became blind.

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