Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter (Composer)
Born: 21st February 1665, Kitzbuhel. Austrian
Died: 24th January 1742, Passau, Germany
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.