1715–1797

Introduction

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Born: Ap­ril 23, 1715, Stein­bach-Hall­en­berg, Thu­rin­gia.

Died: Feb­ru­ary 8, 1797, Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny.

Biography

Doles is re­mem­bered as a com­pos­er of cham­ber and sac­red mu­sic.

While a stu­dent at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig, he di­rect­ed the ci­ty’s Gross­es Kon­zert (lat­er known as the Ge­wand­haus Or­ches­tra).

He served as as­sist­ant or­gan­ist at the Gym­na­si­um in Schmal­kal­den, and can­tor in Frei­berg (1744) and at the Tho­mas­kirche in Leip­zig (1755).

Sources

Music

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