Johann Gottfried Arnold

  • Born
    1st February 1773
  • Died
    26th July 1806
  • Birthplace
    Wurtowburg, Germany
Johann Gottfried Arnold, born on February 1, 1773, in the Wurtowburg town of Niedernhall, died July 026, 1806, at Frankfort-on-the-Main, size="4" was the son of a school teacher. He early applied himself to music, and chiefly to the violoncello, so that at eight years of age he attracted notice by his performances. In 1785 his father placed him under the tuition of Ungelsauer, the town musician.