3rd February 1736
7th March 1809
Klosterneuburg, near Vienna, Austria
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger was an Austrian musician. He originally studied music at Melk Abbey and philosophy at a Benedictine seminary in Vienna and became one of the most learned and skillful contrapuntists of his age. Albrechtsberger's earliest classmates included Michael Haydn and Franz Joseph Aumann.