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Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter (Composer)

Born: 21st February 1665, Kitzbuhel. Austrian

Died: 24th January 1742, Passau, Germany

Nationality: Austrian

Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter was an Austrian Baroque composer.

Aufschnaiter received much of his musical education in Vienna, where he lived for several years. Later he got a post at the band near to the emperor's court. On 16 January 1705, he was appointed Kapellmeister at the Passau court by Bishop-Cardinal Johann Philipp von Lamberg as a successor to Georg Muffat. Aufschnaiter died there in January 1742.

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