Klein, Bernhard church composer
b Cologne Mar 6 1793 d Berlin Sept 9 1832
Went to Paris in 1812 to study under Cherubini and in the Cons Library was
mus director at Cologne cathedral for some years and in 1818 settled in
Berlin where 1820 he wasapp teacher of comp at the R Inst for Church music
and mus director and singing teacher at the Univ Works 3 oratorios Jephtha
David and I Hob Job the cantata W orttdes Glaubtns Schiller an 8 p
Paternoster a 6 p Magnificat 6 p responses 8 books of psalms hymns and
motets f male voices deservedly popular 2 operas Dido 1823 and Ariadne 1S25
and 2 acts of a third Irene music to Raupach's Erdennacht sonatas and
variations f pf etc His younger brother Joseph 1802 62 lived in Berlin and
Cologne as a composer
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