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Johann Mattheson
(1681 - 1764)

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1681 Born 28 September, in Hamburg Germany
1690 Begins composing at the age of nine
1696 Sings soprano in the Hamburg opera (until his voice changes)
1703 Introduces Handel to the musical circles of Hamburg
1706 Acts as secretary to the English ambassador
1713 Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre (presenting a progressive approach to musical instruction), published
1715 Appointed musical director for the Cathedral in Hamburg
1717 Book, Das Beschützte Orchestra, published
1719 Increasing deafness forces him to resign
1722 Publishes Critica musica, the first German music periodical
1739 Der vollkommene Capellmeister (an encyclopaedia of knowledge for music directors), is published
1764 Dies 17 April, Hamburg Germany
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