(1681-1761)

Georg Philipp Telemann – Wikipedia

Georg Philipp Telemann (24 March [ O.S. 14 March] 1681 – 25 June 1767) ( German pronunciation: ) was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family’s wishes. After studying in Magdeburg, Zellerfeld, and Hildesheim, Telemann entered the University of Leipzig to study law, but eventually settled on a career in music.


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