March 16, 1804, Arnstadt, Thuringia.

December 8, 1876, Munich, Germany.

Known as a music critic and historian, Filitz held a doctoral degree in philosophy. He lived in Berlin 1843–47, then moved to Munich. With Eck, he published a collection of 16th and 17th Century chorales in 1845. His other works include:

  1. Bemerton (Caswall)
  2. Capetown
  3. Clewer
  4. Mannheim