March 8, 1783, Sulza on the Ilm, Thuringia.

Au­gust 27, 1846, Leipzig, Germany.

Fink sang as a chorister at Naumburg, and studied theology at Leipzig (1804–08). He became a Professor of Music at Leipzig in 1842. He is remembered for his writings on music history and theory, and his collections of secular and religious songs. His works in­clude:

  1. Bethlehem

Fink’s burial place