Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Schutzs in:
 • Frauenkirche (Our Lady's Church)
 • Dresden
 • Dresdener Stadtkreis
 • Saxony (Sachsen)
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Heinrich Schutz
Birth: Oct. 8, 1585
Death: Nov. 6, 1672

Composer. He studied in Venice with Giovanni Gabrieli and was Kapellmeister of Dresden from 1617 to 1656. Although he wrote the first German-language opera, "Dafne" (1627, now lost), most of his compositions were sacred settings, including three Passions, Christmas and Easter Oratorios, and many Psalms. His style was decisive in introducing Italian Baroque to his country. Schutz was the first German composer to achieve international reputation and the most important German musician before J. S. Bach. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Frauenkirche (Our Lady's Church)
Dresden
Dresdener Stadtkreis
Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Nov 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9796861
Heinrich Schutz
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Heinrich Schutz
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Frank K.
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- R I P
 Added: Nov. 6, 2014

- R I P
 Added: Oct. 8, 2013

- David Wend
 Added: Oct. 8, 2013
There are 29 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 19 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service