Franz Xaver Witt

Franz Xaver Witt

  • Born
    9th February 1834
  • Died
    2nd December 1888
  • Birthplace
    Germany
Franz Xaver Witt was a Catholic priest, church musician, and composer. He was a leading figure in the Cecilian movement for the reform of Catholic church music in the second half of the 19th century. Witt was born in Walderbach, Bavaria. His father was a school teacher. Witt was taught piano and singing from a young age.

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