The patriarch of the Bohemian family of composers and musicians who influenced German and Czech music from the Baroque to the 21st Century, Jan Jiri (Johann Georg) Benda, born in 1646, began a line of familial musical excellence that outlasted even the much more famous Bach family.

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Benda, Jan Jiri (1686 - 1757)
Biographical sketch of the patriarch of the noted Bohemian-German family of composers and musicians. Includes Naxos discography.
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