Born: March 5, 1774, Altona, Hamburg, Germany (the area was Danish at the time).
Died: October 8, 1842, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Buried: Gråbrødre Kirkegård, Roskilde, Denmark.
Weyse moved to Copenhagen at age 16, and studied music and organ. He was the organist at Vor Frue Kirke (Church of Our Lady) in Copenhagen until his death, and was named court composer in 1819.