Jan Zach

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As a violinist and an organist this Czech composer served in Prague and Augsburg. In Prague Zach was a violinist at St. Gallus and St. Martin and later served as an organist for St. Martin. He became the Kapellmeister in Augsburg for the Prince-Elector of Mainz in 1745. One of Zach's masses was performed at the coronation of the Emperor Franz I. He traveled for a brief period in Italy the influence of which appears in his music particularly the instrumental sinfonias and concert... Read more

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