Christian Gottlob Neefe (German: ; 5 February 1748 – 28 January 1798) was a German opera composer and conductor. He was known as one of the first teachers of Ludwig van Beethoven . Life and career [ edit ]
Other articles where Christian Gottlob Neefe is discussed: Ludwig van Beethoven: The early years: …nomination as court organist of Christian Gottlob Neefe, a Protestant from Saxony, who became Beethoven’s teacher. Although somewhat limited as a musician, Neefe was nonetheless a man of high ideals and wide culture, a man of letters as well as a composer of songs and light theatrical pieces ...
He studied law at the Univ. of Leipzig (1769–71), and subsequently continued his studies in music with A. Hiller, then succeeding Hiller as conductor of Seyler’s traveling opera troupe (1776). Source for information on Neefe, Christian Gottlob: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians dictionary.
Gottlob Neefe was Beethoven's first full-time teacher. He was a composer and musician in his own right, becoming Court Organist in 1781. He quickly recognised Beethoven's prodigious talent and secured for him the position of assistant Court Organist. Thus Beethoven - standing in for Neefe when he was away with the Grossman touring opera company ...
Christian Gottlob Neefe. Christian Gottlob Neefe (* 5. Februar 1748 in Chemnitz; † 26. Januar 1798 in Dessau ) war ein deutscher Komponist, Organist, Kapellmeister und Musikwissenschaftler. Besonders bekannt wurde er als Lehrer von Ludwig van Beethoven .
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Neefe, Christian Gottlob: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. ICN 4 Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 12 sonatas First Pub lication. 1773 Dedication Herr Kapellmeister Bach (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach) in Hamburg Composer Time Period Comp. Period: Classical: Piece Style Classical: Instrumentation keyboard (clavichord)
Christian Gottlob Neefe, born in 1748, is remembered today mainly as Beethoven’s first important teacher in Bonn. Neefe (pronounced Nay-fuh) was a respected and successful musician of his time: Court Organist and Kapellmeister of the Electoral Court Orchestra in Bonn, music director of a prominent theatre group, composer of numerous Singspiele (operettas) and other works, and music teacher.