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Johann Georg Heinrich (Bach's Pupil)

Born: April 30, 1721 - Merseburg, about 25 south of Leipzig, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Died: After 1744

Johann Georg Heinrich was a German organist. He attended the Thomasschule in Leipzig between 1734 and 1740, and was took private lessons from J.S. Bach in Leipzig during these years. J.S. Bach wrote a letter of recommendation for him in May 1744. The letter was for a position as organist in Torgau, but Heinrich was unsuccessful in obtaining this position.

 

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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