1697-1775

September 18, 1697, Nuremberg, Germany.

May 7, 1775.

Son of organist Georg Heinrich Dretzel, Kornelius became organist at the Nuremberg Frauenkirche (1712), St. Ägydien (1719), St. Lorenz (1743), and St. Sebald’s (1764), where he stayed the rest of his life. He published a book of chorales in 1731, containing 907 tunes.

  1. Dretzel
  2. O Dass Ich Tausend
  3. So Gehst