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Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767

Georg Philipp Telemann was born in Magdeburg in 1881. He was an exceptionally successful musician and held posts in Poland before moving to Frankfurt am Main. He later became director of music at Hamburg's five principal churches, a role that he accepted in preference to a post at St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig... for which J.S. Bach was to be grateful...

Stations in life:
Magdeburg, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Hamburg

Bach - sights & sounds

Information and offers relating to places associated with the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach.