Georg Heinrich Noah was a Gerrman musican and schoolteacher. He attended the University of Leipzig in 1740. He studied privately with J.S. Bach in Leipzig in 1740-1743, and like several other J.S. Bach's pupils he aslso assisted his teacher as a copyist. In 1743 he was appointed Kantor in his native town and was promoted to assistant Konrector (assistant headmaster) in 1759.
Source: :Oxford Composer Companions J.S. Bach (Editor: Malcolm Boyd, OUP, 1999); fine-print footnotes in the Bach-Dokumente
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