Tag: John Antes

Classical Sunday: John Antes, “How Beautiful Upon the Mountains”

John Antes (1740-1811) was born in Frederick, Pennsylvania, the second generation of a German Moravian family. He became somewhat of a Renaissance Man and had careers as a violin maker, watchmaker, inventor, missionary, theoretician, businessman and composer. He met and knew Haydn personally.  More at http://www.editionsilvertrust.com/antes-string-trios.htm

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