Friedrich Ludwig Benda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Friedrich Ludwig Benda (Czech: Bedřich Ludvík Benda; baptized 4 September 1746 in Gotha – 20 or 27 March 1792 in Königsberg) was a German violinist and composer.

Benda was the eldest son of Georg Anton Benda. He was appointed concert director at Königsberg in 1789.[1]

Selected works[edit]

  • Der Barbier von Sevilla, Singspiel in 4 acts (1776–1779); libretto by Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann after Beaumarchais
  • Die Verlobung, Singspiel (1790); libretto by Friedrich Ernst Jester
  • Louise, Singspiel in 3 acts (1791); libretto by Friedrich Ernst Jester
  • Mariechen, Singspiel in 3 acts (1791–1792); libretto by Friedrich Ernst Jester
  • Der Herr ist König, Psalm 97, Cantata

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grove, George (1904). A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Volume 1. Macmillan Company. p. 295. 

External links[edit]