Born: Septemberr 1, 1732 - Germany Died: August 7, 1798
Johann Gottlieb Sölllner was a German Kantor, pastor and archdeacon (and composer?). He attended the Thomasschule in Leipzig from 1748 to 1756 (1748-1750 under J.S. Bach). Recommended by Johann Tobias Krebs, jr., he was accepted immediately upon arrival in Leipzig into the primary choir where he became a concertist, eventually a prefect. In 1756 he enrolled at the University of Leipzig. He served as Kantor in Ernstthal from 1758 to 1770. After 1770 he was Lutheran pastor and archdeacon in Saxony: 1770 Pfarrer (Pastor) in Schlunzig; 1782 Diakon in Glauchau.
Source: The fine-print footnotes in the Bach-Dokumente; Bits & pieces from other sources