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Baroque Composer Georg Philipp Telemann Was Born On This Day in 1681 [ON-THIS-DAY]
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German Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann was born on this day in 1681 - 338 years ago
German Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann was born on this day in 1681 - 338 years ago.
Almost entirely self-taught, he is remembered as one of the most prolific composers in history – compared favourably in his time to contemporaries Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frederick Handel.
Telemann's major contributions to the string repertoire include: a violin concerto, 12 Fantasias for Solo Violin - and his signature Viola Concerto in G Major.
GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN | VIOLA CONCERTO IN G MAJOR | YURI BASHMET & MOSCOW SOLOISTS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA