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Biber, Heinrich Johann Franz Von

BIBER, HEINRICH JOHANN FRANZ VON (1644-1704), German violinist and composer, was for some time musical conductor at Salzburg, and was ennobled by the emperor Leopold in 1681. He is regarded as the earliest important German composer for the violin, his works including sonatas and church music.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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