1708 Birth of German composer J G JANITSCH
19 JUNE 1708 Birth of German composer Johann Gottlieb JANITSCH in Schweidnitz, Silesia. He graduated from the University of Frankfurt an der Oder. He held various positions at the court of the Kingdom of Prussia, eventually becoming the personal musician of Frederick the Great. Janitsch died in the Prussian capital Berlin. Unfortunately, most of his music was lost during World War II. His manuscripts were stored at the Berlin Singakademie which was plundered during the war. Died 1763 in Berlin.
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