1697–1775

Introduction

Christened: Sep­tem­ber 18, 1697, Nur­em­berg, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: May 7, 1775.

Biography

Kornelius was the son of or­gan­ist Ge­org Hein­rich Dretz­el.

He 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.

Publications

In 1731, he issued a book of chor­ales, con­tain­ing 907 tunes.

Sources

Music

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