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Johann Georg Clement
1710 - 1794
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J.G. Clement
Johann Georg Clement -also: Clemens- (01/04/1710 - 23/05/1794), a German composer (from Breslau). He was "Domkapellmeister" in Breslau.
Source: Grove’s dictionary of music and musicians
Johann Georg Clement -also: Clemens- (01/04/1710 - 23/05/1794) a German composer, born in Freudenthal [now Bruntál, Czech Republic], April 1, 1710; d Breslau [now Wrocław, Poland], May 23, 1794). German composer. He studied poetics and logic at the Jesuit Academia Leopoldina in Breslau and took part in plays performed there between 1727 and 1731. He is mentioned in 1729 as a bass singer at the church of St Vincent, and in 1730 as rector at the Sandkirche, a post he retained until at least 1750. After the death of Andreas Augustinus Specht in August 1735 he was made a bishop and Kapellmeister at Breslau Cathedral, and in 1737 he succeeded Kapidlawsky as organist and regens chori at the collegiate Heilige Kreuz church. He held both positions until his death, celebrating his golden jubilee as Kapellmeister on 5 November 1758. Title-pages of 1759 and 1772 name him as a Knight of the Golden Spur and notarius apostolicus.
Missa defunctorum
Composed in:1740
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:emperor Charles VI (01/10/1685 - 20/10/1740)
This (lost) requiem is for double chorus and is composed for the funeral of emperor Charles (Karl) VI (1685-1740) and later on at the funeral of the jesuit general F. Retz (1673 - 19/11/1750).
Author:Hans-Josef Olszewsky
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emperor Charles VI
Father Retz
(performed at his funeral)
Requiem (2x)
Musical form:masses
Text/libretto:Latin mass
No details available.
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis