Johann Becker (organist)

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Johann Becker (1 September 1726 – 1803) was a German organist, teacher, and composer, born in Helsa-Wickenrode (de), near Kassel. He studied with Bach in Leipzig from about 1745 to 1748. He taught in Hartmuthsachsen, Bettenhausen[disambiguation needed], and Kassel, where in 1761 he was appointed municipal organist. In 1770 he was appointed court organist. He wrote mainly church music.


  • Oxford Composer Companions, J.S. Bach, 1999, p. 60