Composer: Justin Heinrich Knecht (1793)
Published in 5 hymnals

Composer: Justin Heinrich Knecht

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 w… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: INTERCESSION (Knecht)
Composer: Justin Heinrich Knecht (1793)
Incipit: 51171 33211 165
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #428

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Gesangbuch #231

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Jugendharfe #132

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The Day School Hymn Book #83

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Vierstimmige Melodien für das Gesangbuch #47

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