Johann Baptist Wendling (Composer)
Born: 17th June 1723, Ribeauville, Alsace,
Died: 27th November 1797, Munich, Germany
Johann Baptist Wendling was a flute player and composer of the Mannheim School. He held the position of principal flute in the Mannheim and Munich court orchestras under directors Johann Stamitz and Christian Cannabich, and was acknowledged as one of the finest virtuosos of his time.