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Smith, John Christopher [formerly Johann Christoph Schmidt]locked

(1712–1795)
  • Michael Burden

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Smith, John Christopher [formerly Johann Christoph Schmidt] (1712–1795), composer and music copyist, was born in Ansbach, Germany, in 1712, the son of the German music copyist Johann Christoph Schmidt (1683–1762/3), later known as John Christopher Smith the elder, and his wife, whose name is unknown but who was apparently wealthy. Both composers are chiefly remembered for their connections with ...

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