Baptized: January 28, 1691, Waltershausen, Germany.
Died: April 2, 1758, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Buried: St. Katharinenkirche, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
König studied under Georg Philipp Telemann at the St. Katharinenkirche (St. Catherine’s Church) in Frankfurt am Main, and later succeeded him.
He also served as music director at the Barfüsser-Kirche (Barefoot Friars’ Church), and taught singing at the local Gymnasium.
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