Johann Decker-Schenk

Johann Decker-Schenk

  • Born
    1826
  • Died
    1899
  • Birthplace
    Vienna, Austria
Johann Decker-Schenk was an Austrian guitarist and composer. was the son of resident violin and guitar maker Frederick Schenk, who is known for his bow guitars. Johann was a singer and guitarist; he performed until 1861 in Germany and England. Later he went to St. Petersburg, where he became head of the Operetta Theatre and died. Decker-Schenk wrote romances, marches, dances and songs as well as some textbooks

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