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Johann Theodor Roemhildt

Johann Theodor Roemhildt

German composer
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German composer
A.K.A. Roemhildt, Johann Theodor Römhildt
Countries Germany
Occupations Composer
Gender male
Birth 23 September 1684 (Bad Salzungen)
Death 26 October 1756 (Merseburg)
Star sign Libra
The details
Biography

Johann Theodor Roemhildt (1684–1756) was a German Baroque composer.

Roemhildt was born in Salzungen. He studied in Ruhla as a child with Johann Jacob Bach, then from the age of thirteen at St. Thomas' School, Leipzig under Johann Schelle and Johann Kuhnau. Fellow pupils included Christoph Graupner, Johann Friedrich Fasch and Johann David Heinichen.

Roemhildt was court kapellmeister to Heinrich Duke of Saxony (1661–1738) at Merseburg, where he later died.

Works, editions and recordings

236 cantatas survive, 50 of which are solo cantatas, along with a St. Matthew Passion.

  • Cantatas Es geht kein andrer Weg zum Himmel and Meine Sonne stehet stille Klaus Mertens, Accademia Daniel, dir Shalev Ad-El, 2007.
  • Cantatas 'Kommt, Ihr Herzen, kommt ihr Lippen' and 'Nun danket alle Gott', in "Christmas Cantatas of 18th Century Danzig": Goldberg Baroque Ensemble, dir Andrejz Mikolaj Szadejko; Kantaty Bozonarodzeniowe; Sarton Records, Warsaw, 2010
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