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Johann Joachim Quantz (Composer)

Born: 30th January 1697, Scheden, Germany

Died: 12th July 1773, Potsdam, Germany

Nationality: German

Johann Joachim Quantz was a German composer, flutist and flute maker of the late Baroque period. Much of his professional career was spent in the court of Frederick the Great. Quantz composed hundreds of flute sonatas and concertos, and wrote On Playing the Flute, an influential treatise on flute performance. His works were known and appreciated by Bach, Haydn and Mozart.

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