Johann Michael Zächer

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Johann Michael Zächer (1649 – 30 September 1712) was an Austrian composer.[1]

Zächer was born in Vienna. He was Domkapellmeister of St Stephan's Cathedral from 1679 and Kapellmeister to Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg the dowager empress on the death of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor in 1705.[2]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Die Heldenmüthige Judith in einem teutschen Oratorio (1704)
  • Vespers in Vienna. Pierre Cao


  1. ^ Rudolf Flotzinger, Gernot Gruber - Musikgeschichte Österreichs 1977 "Johann Michael Zächer (Zacher, 1649-1712), 1679-1712 als Domkapellmeister angestellt, 1705 auch als Kapellmeister der .."
  2. ^ Julie Anne Sadie Companion to Baroque Music 1998 Page 259 Zacher, Johann Michael (1651-1712). Domkapellmeister of St Stephan's (from 1679) and court musician who was appointed Kapellmeister to the dowager empress on the death of Leopold I in 1705. "