September 29, 1753, Reichenau (near Zittau), Germany.

February 16, 1823, Leipzig, Germany.


Schicht studied organ under Johann Trier at Zittau, and played in the Grosses Concert and the Musikübende Gesellschaft while attending the University of Leipzig. He became the Gewandhaus concert director in 1785, and Kantor of Leipzig’s Thomasschule in 1810. His works include:

  1. Ascendit Deus
  2. Manna

Schicht’s burial place