Wenzel Raimund Birck

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Wenzel Raimund Johann Birck (also spelled "Pirck", "Birk", "Birckh", "Pirckh", "Pürk", and "Pürck") (1718–1763)[1] was one of the early proponents of Symphonic music in Vienna, along with Georg Christoph Wagenseil and Georg Matthias Monn, and an early tutor for Mozart.[2] Birck also, along with Georg Christoph Wagenseil tutored a young Joseph Haydn.[3] He was the court organist for Maria Theresia and the music teacher for emperor Joseph II.

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  1. ^ Klassika:Wenzel Raimund Johann Birck
  2. ^ The Mozart Project, Characters on the periphery Archived 2010-08-25 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Daniel Heartz. Haydn, Mozart and the Viennese School: 1740-1780. ISBN 0-393-03712-6.