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Wilhelm Schulthes
1816 - 1879
W.A.F. Schulthes
Wilhelm August Ferdinand [Wilhelm] Schulthes (09/09/1816 - 16/08/1879), a German composer, born in Hesse Cassel. Son of German army officer, Schulthes was raised as a Lutheran, but moved to Roman Catholicism around 1852. He directed the Brompton Oratory choir (1852-72), and taught music at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Roehampton (1868-79).
Composed in:1868
Musical form:hymn
Text/libretto:Godfrey Thring
Requiem, words: Godfrey Thring (1823 - 1903). This hymn was writ­ten at the re­quest of Pre­ben­dary Hut­ton of Lin­coln, and was first pub­lished in Thring’s Sup­ple­ment (Lin­coln, Eng­land: 1871).
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis