Griepenkerl, Friedrich (Conrad)

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Griepenkerl, Friedrich (Conrad)

Griepenkerl, Friedrich (Conrad), German pedagogue and writer on music; b. Peine, Dec. 10, 1782; d. Braunschweig, April 6, 1849. He was trained in philosophy in Göttingen, and also received lessons in piano, organ, and theory from Forkel. After teaching at the Fellenberg Inst. in Hofwyl (1808-16), he settled in Braunschweig and taught at the Catherine Academy (from 1816), the Carolinum (from 1821), and the Gymnasium (from 1828). He championed the cause of J. S. Bach.


(all publ. in Braunschweig): Centifolien (1820); Lehrbuch der Ästhetik (1826); Lehrbuch der Logik (1828; 2nd ed., 1831); Briefe an einem jilngeren gelehrten Freund uber Philosophic (1832).

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