January 28, 1691, Waltershausen (near Gotha), Thuringia, Germany.

April 2, 1758, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

König studied under Georg Philipp Telemann at 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. His works include:

  1. Alles Ist an Gottes Segen
  2. Der am Kreuz
  3. Franconia
  4. O Dass Ich Tausen Zungen
  5. St. Gregory

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