Wagenseil, Georg Christoph#
Wagenseil, Georg Christoph, b. Vienna, Jan. 29, 1715, d. Vienna, March 1, 1777, musician; his compositions lie between Baroque and Viennese Classicism; as a pianist he was the last representative of the Vienna organist school (transition to the piano concerto of the classicist period); 1739 court composer, 1749 Imperial pianist, music tutor to the imperial family.
Works#16 operas, 3 oratorios, cantatas, symphonies, piano concertos and sonatas, organ pieces, church music.
Literature#H. Scholz-Michelitsch, G. C. W. als Klavierkomponist, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1967.