German composer Johann Mattheson (1681-1764), a child prodigy who sang in the Hamburg Opera was also a virtuoso organist, personal friend of Handel, and theorist. He wrote secular and sacred works for instrument and voice.
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Johann Mattheson (1681-1764)
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