Ioh. Gottfried Schicht.Geb.d.29. Septhr. 1753 zu Reichenau bei Zittan; gust.d. 16 Febr.1823 zu Leipzig.
Stipple and engraving, 235 x 165mm. 9¼ x 6½".
Johann Gottfried Schicht (1753-1823) was a German composer and conductor. He was the conductor for the Gewandhausorchester from 1785 until 1810 and then the cantor of the Thomanerchor until 1823. His compositions included masses, motets, cantatas, one piano concerto, sonatas and a capriccio. His most important work was a great choirbook, published in 1819.
From the Collection of J.S. Bumpus.
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