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Biography:
Genres: Classical/Opera

Georg Philipp Telemann (14 March 1681 - 25 June 1767) was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family's wishes. After studying in Magdeburg, Zellerfeld, and Hildesheim, Telemann entered the University of Leipzig to study law, but eventually settled on a career in music. He held important positions in Leipzig, ┼╗ary, Eisenach, and Frankfurt before settling in Hamburg in 1721, where he became musical director of the city's five main churches. While Telemann's career prospered, his personal life was always troubled: his first wife died only a few months after their marriage, and his second wife had extramar...

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Albums:

Joy & Gladness In Abundance: Christmas Music …

Telemann: Violin Sonatas

Telemann: Virtuoso

1 Hour Telemann

Telemann: 12 Sonate Metodiche Vol. 2

30 Must-Have Largo Masterpieces

Selected Duos For 2 Cellos

Telemann: Grand Concertos, Vol. 1

Telemann: Concertos & Suites

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