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