A cousin of Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748) was organist, composer, theorist, and lexicographer, publishing the first comprehensive dictionary of music and musicians and a piece on the tuition of organists. Sacred choral and keyboard works comprise the bulk of his output.
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Johann Gottfried Walther
Biography, influences, major accomplishments, writings, and link to relationship with Johann Sebastian Bach from the Here Of A Sunday Morning radio program.
Walther, Johann Gottfried: Biography
Article from Sojourn pages with links to Bach and other composers and to a glossary of terms.
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