German composer Johann Simon Mayr (1763-1845) studied under Bertoni and spent most of his career in Italy composing operas, religious music, and other works, teaching, and organizing performances of the works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
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Johann Simon Mayr
Biography, portrait, and brief analysis of his "Grande messa da requiem in sol minore" from the Alphabetical Survey of Requiem Composers.
Mayr's Cantata for Beethoven
English lyrics of the tribute he wrote upon hearing of Beethoven's death.
Wikipedia article with biography and internal links to related people and topics.
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