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Fuchs, Johann Nepomuk, geb. 1766#

Fuchs, Johann Nepomuk, b. June 29, 1766, d. Eisenstadt (Burgenland), Oct. 29, 1839, composer, student of J. Haydn. Known as one of the most important composers of sacred music of his time. From 1784 worked for the Esterházy orchestra and took over the direction of the orchestra after Haydn's death 1822.


28 Masses, 51 offertories and graduals, 31 litanies, 62 further works of sacred music, 20 operas, 2 overtures, 15 men's quartets.