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schin, Bohemia, Sept. 30, 1785, died after
1850. Church composer, pupil of Iguaz
Priesel, who was organist in his native
place, then of Kohler at Kronstadt. He
entered the service of Baron Bossaugi at
Gross-Boschau, Hungary, where he led an
orchestra for many years. After the baron's
death in 1832, he travelled, giving concerts,
and went as far as Rome. Among his com-
positions, most of which remain in manu-
script, are over 20 masses with orchestra
and organ, litanies, 7 symphonies, quartets,
pieces for wind instruments, and many
songs. Fetis ; Gassner, 475 ; Wurzbach.

KAUER, FERDINAND, born at Kleiu-
Tliaya, Moravia, Jan. 8, 1751, died in Vien-
na, April 13, 1831. Organist, dramatic
and church composer ; filled the position of
organist in the Jesuit college at Znaim, while
yet a boy, then, having been a tutor at Rum-
burg and begun to study medicine at Tyr-
nau, went to Vienna, where he studied
counterpoint under Heidenreich, and taught
the pianoforte. In 1795 he became direc-
tor and first violinist at Marinelli's theatre.
Afterwards connected with other theatres as
Kapellmeister or composer, he finally eked
out a living as violoncellist in the orchestra
of the Leopoldstiidter Theater. He com-
posed about 200 operas, operettas, vaude-
villes, etc., of which his operas, Die Ster-
neukouigin, and Das Donauweibchen, were
best known. Other works : Die Siindfluth,
oder Noah's Versuhnuugsopfer, oratorio,
Vienna, 1809 ; 20 masses, several Requiems,
and other church music ; Symphonies,
quartets, trios, concertos, and other instru-
mental music ; Cantatas, songs, etc. Mo>,t
of this music was lost during the great
flood in Vienna in 1830. He wrote also
methods for the violin, flute, and clarinet.
Allgem. d. Biog., xv. 461 ; Fetis ; Gerber ;

born at Ostermondra, Thuringia, Feb. 14,
1679, died at Merseburg in March, 1735.
Organist, pupil of Buttstedt at Erfurt, then



at Merseburg of Alberti, whom be succeed-
ed as organist at the cathedral and at the
court ; afterwards became Kapellmeister. Of
his compositions was published only : Har-
monische Seelen Lust musicalischer Gou-
ner und Freunde, a collection of 75 chorals
(Leipsic, 1833-3G). His many works for
the church, the organ, and pianoforte re-
main in manuscript ; also a theoretical
work, Ausfiihrliche Einleitung zur alten
uud neuen Wissenschaft der edlen Musik.
Allgern. d. Biogr., xv. 473 ; Fetis ; Ger-
ber ; Winterfeld, Kircheugesang, iii. 488.

KAZYNSRI, VICTOR, born at Wilua,
Lithuania, Dec. 18, 1812, still living, 1889.
Dramatic composer, pupil of Eisner at War-
saw in 1837-39. On his return to Wilna in
1840 he wrote the music for his drama Fe-
nella, and an opera, The Wandering Jew
(1842), which was very successful. He
lived in St. Petersburg after this, travelled
in Germany and Austria, and on his return
to Russia published a musical diary (St.
Petersburg, 1845). He became chef cl'or-
chestre of the Imperial theatre and brought
out an opera, Man and Wife, in 1848.
Published works : Overtures ; Cantatas ;
Fantasias on Eussiau themes and tarantel-
las ; Concertos for pianoforte and for violin.
His Album of Song (1855) was very pop-
ular in Russia and contains some of his
best vocal compositions. Meudel ; Rie-
maun ; Fetis ; Sowinski.

KEEBLE, JOHN, born at Chichester in
1711, died in London, Dec. 24, 1786. Or-
ganist, chorister in Chichester cathedral un-
der Thomas Kelway, then pupil of Dr. Pe-
pusch. He became organist of St. George's,
Hanover Square, in 1737, and also at Rane-
lagh Gardens. Works: 5 books of organ
music ; 40 interludes to be played between
the verses of the Psalms (with Kirkmau) ;
Songs, etc. He published also The Theory
of Harmonics, or an Illustration of the
Grecian Harmonica (1784). Grove ; Fctis ;
Burney, Hist., iii. 331.

KEETON, HAYDN, born atMosborough,
Derbyshire, England, Oct. 2G, 1847, still liv-

ing, 18S9. Organist, pupil of Sir George
J. Elvey ; in 1870 he was appointed organ-
ist of Peterborough Cathedral, a position
which he still holds. Mus. Bac., Oxford,
18G9; Mus. Doc., ib., 1877. Works: An-
thems ; Benedicite in E-flat ; Magnificat
and Nunc dimittis in B-flat ; Offertory Sen-
tences ; Morning and Evening Service in
B-flat ; Symphony for orchestra (MS.).

Coburg first half of the 18th century, died
soon after 1780. Organist at Erlangen, and
cantor at Bayreuth ; became blind in 1780.
Works : Die Hirten bei der Krippe zu
Betlehem, oratorio ; Die Pilgrime auf Gol-
gatha, do. ; Cantatas ; Sonatas for piano-
forte ; 4 collections of chorals, etc. Men-
del ; Gerber ; Fetis.

REISER, REINHARDT, born at a vil-
lage between Weissenfels and Leipsic in
1G73, died in Hamburg, Sept, 12, 1739.
Pupil of his father, a musician of ability ;
then studied at the Thomasschule and the
University of Leipsic. When nineteen
years old (1692) he was commissioned by
the court of Braunschweig- Wolfenbiittel to
set to music a pastoral, Isrnene. His suc-
cess procured him the libretto of a serious
opera, Basilius, which was equally well re-
ceived. The flourishing condition of the
Hamburg opera, the leading lyric theatre
in Germany at that period, attracted him
to that city in 1G94. His first opera per-
formed there, Irene (1697), was followed
by at least 115 others during his forty
years' residence there. In 1700-02 he gave
a series of winter concerts, at which famous
singers and players appeared. He then
undertook the management of the opera in
connection with Driisicke, who soon ab-
sconded ; Reiser, however, was successful
in his venture, and in 1709 he married the
laughter of a Hamburg patrician. In 1716
the winter concerts were resumed ; in 1722
he went to Copenhagen, where he was made
Rapelmester to the Ring of Denmark, and
in 1728 he was appointed Cantor and Canon

at the cathedral at Hamburg, for which



church he wrote much sacred music. His
last opera, Circe, was written in 1734.
During the last few years of his life, he
lived with his daughter, quite a noted
singer, in the enjoyment of absolute leisure.
Keiser may be called, in a certain sense,
the father of German opera. Before his
day German opera was but a slavish copy
of current French and Italian models. Kei-
ser shone especially by his melodic inven-
tion, by the vigor and truth of his dramatic
expression, and the originality of his treat-
ment of the orchestra. His style was more
distinctly German than that of any dra-
matic composer of that or of tho succeed-
ing generation. He was one of the most
prolific of writers, and no exact estimate
can be formed of the number of his works,
almost all of those he wrote at Copenhagen
having been lost when the palace was burnt
in 1794. The following list includes all his
works that are now known :

I. Operas : fxm<-ii,; AVolfunbiittel, 1C92 ;
Der Kouigliche Sohiifer, odcr Jtuxilius in
Arcadieu, ib., 10915, and Hamburg, 1094 ;
Malmmth II., Hamburg, 1096 ; Dcr geliebte
Adonis, ib., 1G97 ; Die durch Wilhelm den
(irossen in Britannicn wicder cingefiihrte
Irene, ib., 1097 ; Der bei dem allgcmeinen
Weltfrieden von dem grossen Augustus
geschlossene Tempel des Janus, ib., 1(198 ;
Allerunterthanigster Gehorsam, ib., Nov.
15, 1098 ; Die bestiindige und trcuc Ismcne,
ib., 1G99 ; Die wunderbar gerettete Iphige-
nie, ib., 1099 ; Die Verbiudung des grossen
Hercules mit der schunen Hebe, ib., 1099 ;
Die Wiederkehr der giildneu Zeit, ib., 1099 ;
Der aus Hyperboreen nach Cimbrien iiber-
gebrachte goldene Apfel, ib., 1099 ; La
forza della Virtil, ib., 1700 ; Der gede-
miithigte Endymion, ib. , 1700 (repeated as
Phretou in 1702) ; K<">nigliches preussisches
Ballet, ib., 1701 ; Stortebecker und Godge
Michaels, first and second parts, ib., 1701 ;
Die wuuderschone Psyche, ib., 1701 ; Circe,
oder Ulysses, first part, ib., 1702 ; Pomona,
ib., 1702 (repeated as Der Streit der vier|
Jahreszeiteu in 1703) ; Orpheus, first and

second parts, ib., 1702 ; Die verdammte
Staatssucht, oder der verfiihrte Claudius,
ib., 1703 ; Die Geburt der Minerva, ib.,
1703 ; Die tiber die Liebe triumphirende
Weisheit, oder Salomon, ib., 1703 ; Nebu-
eadnezar, ib., 1704 ; Die romische Uuruhe,
oder die edelmiithige Octavia, ib., 1705 ;
Die kleinmuthige SelbstmorderLn Lucretia,
oder die Staatsthorheit des Brutus, ib.,
1705 ; La fedelta corouata, ib., 1700 ; Ma-
saguiello furioso, ib., 170(i ; La costanza
sforzata, odcr die listige Rache des Sueno,
ib., 1706 ; II Geuio d' Holsatia, ib., 1700 ;
Almira, ib., 1706 ; Der angeuehiue Betrug,
oder der Carneval in Venedig, ib., 1707 ;
La forza dell' Amore, ib., 1709 ; Die blut-
diirstige Rache, oder Heliates und Olympia,
ib., 1709; Desiderius Konig der Lougobar-
den, ib., 1709 ; Die bis in und nach dcm
Tod unerhorte Treue des Orpheus (con-
densed from Orpheus), ib., 1709 ; La grau-
dezza d' animo, oder Arsinoe, ib., 1710 ;
Der durch den Fall des grossen Pompeius
crhiihctc Julius Ciisar, ib., 1710 ; Der hoch-
miithige, gcstiirzte und wieder erhobene
Croesus, ib., 1711 ; Die osterreichische
Grossmuth, oder Carolus V., ib., 1712 ;
Die entdeckte Verstillung, oder die geheime
Liebe der IHmia, ill., 1712 ; Die wiederher-
gestellte Huh, oder die gekronte Tapferkeit
des Heraclius, ib., 1712 ; L' inganno fedele,
odcr der getreue Betrug (repeated, with a
different beginning, as Die gekrOuto Tu-
gend), ib., 1714 ; Der Triumpf des Frie-
dens, serenata, ib., 1715 ; Frcdcgunda, ib.,

1715 ; L' amore verso la patria, die Liebe
gegeii das Vaterlaud, oder der sterbende
Cato, ib., 1715 ; Artemisia, ib., 1715 ; Die
romische Grossmuth, oder Calpurnia, ib.,

1716 ; Das romische Aprilfest, ib., 1710 ;
Das vereinigte iind triumphirende Haus
Oesterreich, serenata, ib., 1710 ; Das zer-
storte Troja, oder der durch den Tod
versohnte Achilles, ib., 1710 ; Die durch
Verstelhing uud Grossmuth fiber die Grau-
samkcit siegende Liebe, oder Julia, ib.,

1717 ; Der grossiniithige Tomyris, ib.,
1717 ; Der die Festuug Siebenbiirgisch-


Weissenburg orobernde uud tiber die Da-
cier triumphirende Kaiser Trajanus, ib.,
1717 ; Das bei seiner Huh und Geburt
eiues Prinzeu frohlockeude Lycieu unter
der Regieruug des IvOnigs Jobates und
Bellerophon, ib., 1717 ; Die betrogeue und
nachmals vergutterte Ariadne, ib., 1722 ;
Das froLlockeude Grossbritannien, ib.,
1724 ; Das wegen Verbannung der Land-
plage an deni Geburtstage cet. Friedricli
IV. jauchzeude Cimbrieu, sereuata, ib.,
1724 ; Bretislaus, oder die siegende Bestiin-
digkeit, ib., 1725 ; Der hamburger Jahr-
markt, ib., 1725 ; Die hamburger Schlacht-
zeit (marked in the score as his 107th
opera), ib., 1725 ; Prologus zum Geburts-
feste Friderici Ludovici K. H. zu Hanno-
ver, ib., 1726 ; Mistovejus, ib., 172G ; Der
stunime Prinz Atis, intermezzo, ib., 1720 ;
Lucius Verus., ib, 1727 ; Circe, ib., 1734.

II. Other works : R. Reisers Gemiiths-
ErgiJtzung, bestehend iu eiuigen Siug-Ge-
dichteu, mit einer Stimme und uuter-
schiedlichen Instrumenteu (Hamburg,
Nicolas Spieringk, 1(598) ; Divertimenti
serenissimi, duets and aira \vith clavecin
(Hamburg, 1713) ; Der fiir die Siinden der
Welt gemarterto und sterbeude Jesus, ora-
torio, Hamburg, Holy Week, 1712-13 (ex-
tracts published ib., 1714) ; Musikalische
Landlust. cantatas with continue for clave-
cin (ib., 1714) ; Kaiserliche Friedeupost,
songs and duets with clavecin (ib., 1715) ;
Weinachts-Cautate fiir 2 Soprani, 2 Violinen,
Viole uud Bass (ib., no date) ; Der verur-
theilte uud gekreuzigte Jesus, oratorio,
poem by Brookes ; Two Passion-musics ;
many other sacred compositions. Extracts
from many of his operas were published in
Hamburg, as follows : From L' iugauno Fe-
dele, 1714 ; From Almira and Octavia,
Zacharias Hiirtel, 170G ; From La forza
della Virtil (iu German), 1701 ; Lindner
has edited an overture, 7 opera arias and a
duet, as the 2d volume of his Die erste ste-
beude deutsche Oper (Berlin, Schlessinger,
1855) ; Other selections in Reissmann's
Allgein. Geseh. d. Musik, iii. 54-73, and

Beilage, Nos. 7 and 4 ; in von Winterfeld's
Evang. Kirchengesaug ; in Adam Killer's
Vierstimmige Motetten, etc., vol. II., and in
the Auswahl vorz. Musikwerke. Fetis ;
Grove ; Chrysander, G. F. Handel, i. 80.

KKLER-BELA (Albert von Keler), born
at Bartfeld, Hungary, Feb. 13, 1820, died
at Wiesbaden, Oct. 20, 1882. Composer of
dance music, studied at first law, then fann-
ing, but devoted himself to music seriously
in 1845, when he went to Vienna, studied
under Sechter and Schlesinger, at the same
time joining the orchestra of the Theater
an der Wien as violinist ; became leader of
Gungl's band at Berlin, in 1854 ; succeeded
Launer at Vienna in 1855 ; was Kapellmeis-
ter in an infantry regiment there iu 185G-
63, then went to Wiesbaden, where he be-
came conductor of the Kur orchestra iu
18G7 ; he resigned ou account of ill-health
in 1873. Works : Overtures ; Violin solos ;
Dance music. Mendel; Grove ; Fi'tis, Sup-
plement, ii. 38.

sichord player, who settled in London about
the beginning of the 18th century, died
there in 1721. He published G sonatas for
2 violins, trumpet, or oboe, viola, and con-
tinuo (London, 1710) ; 6 sonatas for 2 flutes
and basso continue) were published after his
death, besides " A complete method for at-
taining to play a thorough-bass upon either
organ, harpsichord, or theorbo-lute," etc.,
which was printed also in Dr. William
Holder's work on harmony (London, 1731).
Mendel ; Ha\vkins' Hist., v. 170 ; Ft-tis.

Oberelchin"'eu, Bavaria, Dec. 29, 1800, died


at Augsburg, April 3, 1865. Organist, pu-
pil of Franz Biihler, Augsburg. He became
successively organist of the St. Georgskirche,
and the Ulrichskirche, choir-master of St.
Stephana, 1838, and Kapellmeister of the
cathedral iu 1839. Works : Cauticum Za-
charite (1847) ; In exitu Israel, Psalm with
instrumental accompaniment ; Salve Regina
(1840) ; Te Deum (1846) ; and Vidi aquam,
hymns, graduals, etc. Mendel.



KELLER, KARL, born cat Dessau, Oct. 10,
1784, died at Schaffhausen, July 19, 1855.
Flute player, son of the court organist,
Gotthilf Keller, and educated by several
court musicians. An accomplished per-
former at the age of twenty, he was a great
favorite in Leipsic, where Reichardt gave
him lessons and secured him <i position in
the royal chapel. Li 1SOG he went with him
to Cassel, where Keller was for seven years
first flute iu the royal chapel, and singing
teacher to the Queen of Westphalia. After .
two years iu the royal chapel at Stuttgart, he
made a concert tour through Germany, Hun-
gary, France, and Holland, and finally went to
Vienna, whence Prince Fiirsteuberg called
him to a post in his orchestra at Donum s-
chingen ; later he was also director of the
theatre there, and of a music-school which he
founded, was pensioned in 18 19, and retired
to Schaffhauseu. Works : 3 concertos for
flute ; 4 polonaises with orchestra, < >p. 7, 13, '24,
34 ; Divertissements for do., op. 10, 31 ; Vari-
ations, do., op. 3, 11, 14 ; Pots-poums, do., op.
4, 9 ; Soli for flute, op. 17 ; Duos for do., op.
:!'., Id, IS ; (i part-songs for male voices, op.
I'.i ; Many songs. Futis ; Mendel ; Schilling.

KELLER, MAX, born at Trostberg, Ba-
varia, iu 1770. died at Allotting, Doc. 1(1,
ls.~>.">. Organist, was a chorister in the
Benedictine convent where he studied the
organ under his elder brother .Joseph Kel-
ler, whom he succeeded as organist in 17ss
-'.is. During that time he made journeys
to Sal/.burg, where he profited by the advice
of Michael Haydn. After three years in ] >urg-
liausen, he became' organist of the chapel at
Allotting. Works : G German masses for
one voice and organ, with a second and
third voices, 2 violins, 2 flutes, 2 clarinets,
etc., ad libitum ; 3 Latin masses, for do. ; 3
do. for 3 voices and organ ; Litanies for 4
voices and organ, with other instruments
ad libitum ; Advent hymns, funeral chants,
etc.; Preludes, cadences, versets, etc., for
the organ. Fetis ; Mendel.

Sparta, Wisconsin, April, 14, 1S.">7, still liv-

ing, 1889. Pianist, pupil in Minneapolis of
F. W. Merriam, and in Chicago of Clarence
Eddy; studied in Stuttgart, in 1876-80,
theory and orchestration with Musik-di-
rektor Max Seifriz, pianoforte with Wil-
helm Speidel, and organ with Friedrich
Fink. In 1880 he went to San Francisco,
California. Works : Overture and inci-
dental music to Macbeth, given iu San
Francisco in 1885, New York, 1887 ; Theme
and variations for string quartet ; Grand
Polonaise (four hands), and other piano-
forte music ; Phases of Lave, a series of
songs, one in the Chinese scale ; Music to a
comic opera, text by A. C. Guuter (MS.).

Windsor, England, Jan. 2G, 1792, died in
London, July 18, 1839. Pianist and bari-
tone singer, probably a grandson of Johann
Christoph Kellner ; began to study the pi-
anoforte when only two years old, and played
a concerto by Handel at five. In singing
he was a pupil of William Pearson, and
from 1815 at Naples of Nozzari, Casella, and
Crescentiui. After his return to England
in 1S20, he won success as a pianist and
singer, especially when travelling with Mine
Catalan! ; in 1824-25 he sang at the Teatro
della Fenice in Venice, then in Bologna,
where lie was made a member of the Acca-
demia (Harmonica, and iu 1828 went to St.
Petersburg. Having visited Paris in 1833,
he returned to London in 1834, and became
organist of the Bavarian chapel. Among
his compositions, left iu manuscript, was
an opera, Poland. Case of precocious mu-
sical talent, etc. (London, 1839) ; Fetis.

KELLNER, GUSTAV, bora at Weida,
Saxe-Weimar, in 1809, died iu Weimar,
Feb. 24, 1849. Pianist, and writer on mu-
sic ; was for several years Kapellmeister of
the theatre orchestra at Potsdam, and in
1838 settled at Weimar to teach the piano-
forte. Works : 2 small operas, given at
Potsdam ; Sonatas for pianoforte ; Part-
songs for male voices, and songs. Fetis.

born at Griifenrode, Thuriugia, Aug. 15,


173(5, died at Cassel in 1803. Organist .and
didactic writer, sou and pupil of Jobauu
Peter Kellner, and pupil of Georg Beuda in
Gotba. He travelled tbrougb Germany and
Holland, lived for a while at The Hague
and iu Amsterdam ; was organist of tbe
Catbolic cburcb in Cassel, and also of one
of tbe principal Lutberan cburcbes.
Works : Die Schadenfreude, operetta, given
at Cassd, 1782 ; Die Empfindungen bei
dem Tode des ErlGsers, passion oratorio,
ib., 1792 ; Several otber passions and can-
tatas, and a complete year of motets and
psalms for 4 voices, witb various instru-
ments, and organ obligato ; 7 concertos for
pianoforte, op. 5, 8, 11 ; Trios for piano-
forte and strings, op. 19 ; Sonatas for pi-
anoforte, op. 2, 15 ; Preludes, fugues, and
otber pieces for tbe organ. His Grundriss
des Generalbasses (1783) was once as well
known as nowadays Marx's Compositious-
lebre. Allgem. d. Biog., xv. 592 ; Futis.

Griifeurode, Tburiugia, Sept. 24, 1705, died
there iu 1788. Organist and cburcb com-
poser, pupil of tbe cantor Nagel in singing,
of Nagel's son at Dieteudorf, of tbe organ-
ist Schmidt at Celle on tbe pianoforte, and
of tbe organist Quehl at Subl in composi-
tion. He became cantor at Fraukeuhayn
in 1725, and in bis birthplace in 1727. He
composed preludes, fugues, and dance mu-
sic for harpsichord, contained in the collec-
tion Certameu musicum ; Organ music,
chorals, suites, in Mauipulus musices ; Un-
published chorals ; An oratorio ; Cantatas
for 4 voices with organ and instruments,
etc. Allgem. d. Biogr., xv. 590.

KELLY (O'Kelly), MICHAEL, born in
Dublin, about 1764, died at Margate, Oct.
9, 182G. Tenor singer, pupil of Passeriui,
Peretti, St. Giorgio, and Rauzzini ; after
appearing on tbe stage in Dublin, he went
to Naples in 1779, and studied under Fena-
roli and Aprile. He was engaged at the
court theatre in Vienna, where be was a
friend of Mozart and remained four years ;
in 1787 he went to London, and sang at

tbe Drary Lane Theatre until his retirement
from the stage. He became manager of
the King's Theatre in 1793, opened in 1802,
a music shop which failed in 1811, and en-
gaged also in the wine trade. But bis
wines seem to have been no more genuine
than bis compositions were original, as
Sheridan proposed that he should inscribe
over his shop : Michael Kelly, Composer of
Wines and Importer of Music. He wrote
or chiefly compiled tbe music for 02 dramas,
which are now forgotten, and composed
many English, French, and Italian songs.
His Reminiscences (London, 1820), written
by Theodore Hook from materials furnished
by Kelly, are a highly entertaining store-
house of musical anecdote, and contain im-
portant personal notices of Mozart. Grove ;
Mendel ; Futis.

KELWAY, JOSEPH, lived iu the 18th
century, died in 1782. Organist, pupil of
Geminiaui ; became organist of St. Michael's,
Cornhill, and of St. Martin's-iu-tbe-Fields,
London, in 1736. He left harpsichord so-
natas and some vocal music. His elder
brother, Thomas (born about 1695, died
May 21, 1749), was organist of Chichester
Cathedral, 1720. He left services and an-
thems which are still in use. Grove.

Berlin, April 11, 1786, died there in Janu-
ary, 1862. Violoncellist, pupil of tbe city
musician Fuchs until 1801, then of his uncle,
A. F. Metke, while violoucelbst in the ducal
orchestra of Brauuscbweig-Oels. After the
death of the duke he returned to Berlin, and
became first violoncellist and chamber mu-
sician to the king, in 1811, and was pen-
sioned in 1857. Although really self-taught
in composition, having received only a few
lessons from Zelter, he was a prolific com-
poser, and often wrote in the burlesque
style which Haydn sometimes adopted.
Among his works, numbering about 300,
are : Symphonies, for 2 violins, bass, trum-
pets and other toy instruments ; Quintet
for flute and strings, op. 79 ; do. for strings,
op. 102 ; Introduction and fugue on the



name of Fesca, for ilo., op. 108 ; 20 fugues,
for do. ; Sonatas for pianoforte ; motets,
psalms, part-songs for male voices, and
songs. Fetis ; Mendel.

KELZ (Kelzius), MATTHAUS, German
composer of the 17th century, born at Baut-
zen, Saxony, died at Soran, Brandenburg.
He became cantor at Stargard, Pomerauia,
in 1620, and later at Sorau. Works : Ope-
retta nuova, a collection of evangelical
songs (Leipsic, 183G) ; Primiti;e inusicales,
a collection of sonatas, ballets, sarabands,
allemandes, etc., for 2 violins, bass, and
basso continue (Ulm, 1658) ; Exercita-
tionum inusicarum a violino e viola da
gamba, etc. (Augsburg, 1660). Fetis ;
Mendel ; Gerber ; Schilling ; Walther.

at Dingsleben, Saxe-Meiningen, in 1785,
died (?). Pianist, and baritone singer, pu-
pil of his father on the pianoforte and or-
gan, and of the cantor Staep in harmony.
He studied theology in the University of
Jena, in 1806, and afterwards for three
years was private tutor in a family at Lo-
derslebeu, near Querfurt. He returned to
Jena, and in 1812 became cantor and in-
structor at the BtirgcTschule, and was di-
rector of several vocal societies. But few of
his numerous and esteemed compositions
for the church were published. Mendel ;
IVtis ; Schilling.

KEMP, JOSEPH, born at Exeter, Eng-
land, in 1778, died in London, May 22,
IS'Jl. Dramatic and church composer, pu-
pil of 'William Jackson ; became organist of
the cathedral, Bristol, in 1802 ; settled in
London in 1809 ; Mus. Bac., Cambridge,
1 si is ; Mus. Doc., 1809. He lived in Exeter
in 1814-18, was in France in 1818-21, and re-
turned to Exeter. Works : The Jubilee, an
occasional piece, given in London, 1809 ;
The Siege of Isca (Exeter), or The Battles in
the West, melodrama (with Domenico
Corri), ib., 1810 ; Anthems : War Anthem,
1808 ; The Crucifixion, 1809 ; I am Alpha
and Omega; Twelve Psalmodical Melodies ;
Twenty Double Chants ; Twelve Songs ;

Musical Illustrations of the Beauties of
Shakespeare ; Musical Illustrations of The
Lady of the Lake ; The Yocal Magazine ;
The New System of Musical Education,
Part I. ; Songs, duets, and glees. Grove.

bach, Bavaria, Oct. 17, 1810, still living,
1889. Church composer and didactic
writer, pupil at the teachers' seminary at
Dillingeu of Heindl, Schwarz, A. Schmid, K.

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