German-born composer Franz Ignaz Beck (1734-1809), possibly after fighting a duel, lived and worked for much of his adult life in Italy and France. His output included symphonies, operas, sacred music, revolutionary music, and keyboard sonatas. He was also known as a conductor and an organist.
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Franz Beck (1734-1809)
Biographical sketch, speculation on his reasons for leaving Mannheim, personal affairs, including his elopement, and details of his 20th Century Renaissance. Includes Naxos discography.
Franz Ignaz Beck
Life and musical highlights with related links from Musicalics.
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