Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Benda, Jiri

Jiri(Georg) Benda (1722-1795), Czech(Bohemia) composer, violinist and Kapellmeister. Brother of Franz Benda, studied at the Piarist Gymnasium and the Jesuit Gymnasium, worked as 2nd violinist in the chapel of Berlin, and as chapel master of Duke of Gotha, specializing in religious music.

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