Philipp Spitta

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Life

Birth: 27 December 1841

Death: 13 April 1894

Biography: Julius August Philipp Spitta was a German music historian, musicologist, and editor of complete musical works of German composers. He wrote a leading biography of Johann Sebastian Bach (1873).

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Publications compiled and edited

  • Ein Lebensbild Robert Schumanns (Leipzig, 1862)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – 3 volumes, 1873–1880
  • Dietrich Buxtehude: Orgelwerke – 2 volumes, 1876–1877
  • Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke – 16 volumes, 1885–1894
  • Friedrichs des Grossen: Musikalische Werke – 1889

References