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August Ferdinand Haser
1779 - 1844
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A.F. Häser
August Ferdinand Häser (15/10/1779 - 01/11/1844), a German (from Leipzig) conductor, choir-master, music teacher and composer. He was a son of Johann Georg Häser (1729-1809), the latter from 1785 music director at the university church and from 1800 university directors in Leipzig. Brother of the singer Charlotte Henriette Häser (1784-1871). Alumnus at the Thomasschule in Leipzig; 1800-1806 Kantor in Lemgo; 1806-1813 in Italy; 1813-1817 in Lemgo again; from 1817 choir director at the Hoftheater Weimar, simultaneously music teacher of princess Augusta (the later empress). From 1829 church music director and teacher of the seminary in Weimar.
Source:Hugo Riemanns Musik-Lexikon and http://www.operissimo.com/composers/
Period:Early Romanticism
Haeser’s religious music includes Latin settings: one mass, two requiems, etc.
Source:Grove’s dictionary for music and musicians
Requiem in C major
Period:Early Romanticism
Composed in:1824
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Requiem in C major, written in 1824. It contains:
- Requiem aeternam
- Kyrie
- Dies irae
- Recordare Jesu pie
- Lacrimosa
- Domine Jesu Christe
- Sanctus
- Benedictus
- Agnus Dei