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Justin Heinrich Knecht

Justin Heinrich Knecht
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Short Name: Justin Heinrich Knecht
Full Name: Knecht, Justin Heinrich, 1752-1817
Birth Year: 1752
Death Year: 1817

Justin Heinrich Knecht Germany 1752-1817. Born at Biberach Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, he attended a Lutheran college in Esslingen am Meckar from 1768-1771. Having learned the organ, keyboard, violin and oratory, he became a Lutheran preceptor (professor of literature) and music director in Biberach. It was a free imperial city until 1803 and had a rich cultural life. He became organist of St. Martin’s Church in 1792, used by both Lutherans and Catholics, and was there for many years. He led an energetic, busy musical life, composing for both the theatre and church, organizing subscription concerts, teaching music theory, acoustics, aesthetics, composition, and instruments at the Gymnasium, affiliated to the Musikschule in 1806. He went to Stuttgart in 1806 in hopes of a post there as Kapellmeister, serving two years as Konzertmeister, but he was appointed Direktor Beim Orchester by the King of Wurttemberg in 1807. However, he returned to his former life in 1808 and remained there the rest of his life. He died at Biberach. He wrote 10 vocals, 11 opera and stage works, one symphony, 3 chamber music instrumentals, 7 organ works, 4 piano works, and 6 music theories. He was an author composer, editor, contributor, musician, compiler, and lyricist.

John Perry


Tunes by Justin Heinrich Knecht (16)AsInstancessort ascendingIncipit
ST. HILDA (Knecht)Justin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)32611722 21332 42711
VIENNA (Knecht)Justin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)12132135 43671 27654
AUS GNADEN SOLL ICH SELIG WERDENJustin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)1251721 42711 762
GOTHA (Knecht)Justin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)1111313 35325 31712
HERR, DIR IST NIEMANDJustin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)1011131 43213 33234
INCENSE (German)Justin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)815364 24313 21557
INTERCESSION (Knecht)Justin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)651171 33211 165
DOMINE, CLAMAVIJ. H. Knecht, 1752-1817 (Composer)612543 21712 33445
[Ich bin in dir, und du in mir]H. Knecht (Composer)631555 17665 13555
DU GOTT BIST ÜBER ALLEN HERRJustin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)451116 54356 66217
[Das walte Gott, der helfen kann]Just. Heinr. Knecht 1752-1817 (Composer)331342 17165 32176
[Du Sohn des Höchsten, dessen Stärke]Justin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)232321 11143
[Vers Jésus élevons les yeux]Justin Heinrich Knecht, 1752-1817 (Composer)255433 34321 33455
[Mein erst Gefühl sei Preis und Dank] (Knecht)Justin H. Knecht, 1752-1817 (Composer)251766 53324 43
[Spirit we open up our hearts]Justin H. Knecht, 1752-1817 (Composer)113543 23471 35432
KOCHERJustin Heinrich Knecht (Composer)1
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