March 8, 1783, Sulza on the Ilm, Thuringia.
August 27, 1846, Leipzig, Germany.
Fink was 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:
Fink’s burial place