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Siegismund Freudenberg (Bach’s Pupil)

Born: April 1704 (baptised: 20 April 1704) - Seifershau, Riesengebirge ((today Poland)
Died: ?

Siegismund Freudenberg was a German organist. He studied with Tobias Volckmar (1678-1756) at Hirschberg and with J.S. Bach while reading law at Leipzig University between 1724 and 1728, but he was unsuccessful in his attempts to find employment as an organist in Schweidnitz (1728) and Görlitz (1730). In April 1731 he competed, again unsuccessfully, with J.A. Scheibe and Theodor Christian Gerlach (1694-1768) for the post of organist at Freiberg Cathedral.

 

Source: Oxford Composer Companions J.S. Bach (Editor: Malcolm Boyd, OUP, 1999)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2011); Thomas Braatz (January 2011)

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