Composer: Conrad Kocher
Published in 3 hymnals

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Composer: Conrad Kocher

Trained as a teacher, Conrad Kocher (b. Ditzingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1786; d. Stuttgart, Germany, 1872) moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, to work as a tutor at the age of seventeen. But his love for the music of Haydn and Mozart impelled him to a career in music. He moved back to Germany in 1811, settled in Stuttgart, and remained there for most of his life. The prestigious Cotta music firm published some of his early compositions and sent him to study music in Italy, where he came under the influence of Palestrina's music. In 1821 Kocher founded the School for Sacred Song in Stuttgart, which popularized four-part singing in the churches of that region. He was organist and choir director at the Striftsckirche in Stuttgart from 1827 to 18… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Conrad Kocher
Incipit: 51712 32177 65654
Key: a minor
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Carmina Sacra #203a


The Book of Common Praise #682a

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The Oxford Hymn Book #213a

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