Miksch, Johann Aloys

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Miksch, Johann Aloys

Miksch, Johann Aloys, esteemed Bohemian baritone and teacher; b. Georgental, July 19, 1765; d. Dresden, Sept. 24, 1845. He was a choirboy in Dresden, then a singer at the Court Church (from 1786) and a baritone in the Italian Opera of Dresden (from 1797). He was chorus master of the German Opera (from 1820), being pensioned in 1831. He was greatly renowned as a teacher, numbering among his pupils Schröder-Devrient.


A. Kohut, J. M. (Leipzig, 1890).

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