Johann Khunau was born onthisday in 6th April 1660 A.D. and died in 5th June 1722 A.D. he was best known, primarily as a composer.

Johann was also a translator, lawyer, novelist and a music theorist.  Thomaskantor in Leipizeg where he lived for 21 years. Through much of his music including Masses, operas and the large scale vocal works which was lost..

His reputation was outstanding in today onset programmatic keyboard sonatas published in 1700 A.D.

 

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