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Johann Christoph Clauder (Librettist)

Born: 1701
Died: 1779

Johann Christoph Clauder was a teacher at the University of Leipzig. In 1734 he wrote the text for J.S. Bach’s secular cantata ‘Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes SachsenBWV 215, performed on October 5 to celebrate the first anniversary of Friedrich August II’s election as King August III of Poland.

 

Source: Oxford Composer Companion - J.S. Bach, edited by Malcolm Boyd (1999)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2003)

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