Christian Petzold biography

Christian Petzold

Composer

1677 – 1733

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Who was Christian Petzold?

Christian Petzold was a German composer and organist. He was active primarily in Dresden, and achieved a high reputation during his lifetime, but his surviving works are few. It was established in the 1970s that the famous Minuet in G major, previously attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, was in fact the work of Petzold.

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Born
1677
K├Ânigstein, Saxony
Also known as
  • Petzold, Christian
  • Christian Pezold
  • Pezold, Christian
Died
Jul 2, 1733
Dresden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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