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Christian Gottlob Wunch (Bach's Pupil)

Born: December 17, 1720 - Joachimstein, near Radmeritz, Lower Silesia, Germany (now: Radomierzyce, Poland)
Died: 1754 - Glogau, Lower Silesia, Germany (now: Głogów, Poland)

Christian Gottlob Wunsch was a German organist. He attended the Gymnasium in Görlitz, and the University of Leipzig in 1741. He received private instruction with J.S. Bach in Leipzig for two years (1742-1743). J.S. Bach's letter of recommendation Leipzig, December 16, 1743. In 1743 he was an unsuccessful candidate for a post as court organist at Zeitz. In 1753 he was appointed organist at Glogau, where he died the following year.

 

Source: Oxford Composer Companions J.S. Bach (Editor: Malcolm Boyd, OUP, 1999); fine-print footnotes in the Bach-Dokumente
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Aryeh Oron (June 2014); Thomas Braatz (January 2011)

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