Franz Sparry

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Franz Sparry (28 April 1715 – 7 April 1767; also known as Josef Sparry) was a composer of the Baroque period.

Sparry was born in Graz, and joined the Benedictine order. He wrote a Tafelmusik. From 1747 he was director of music at Kremsmünster Abbey.[1] He died in Kremsmünster.


  1. ^ Howard E Smither, A History of the Oratorio, vol. 3. University of North Carolina Press, 1987. ISBN 0807812749. p44
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  • Recording of his Tafelmusik, 1999