1st März 1779
21st September 1839
Jacob Gottfried Weber was a prominent German writer on music (especially on music theory), composer, and jurist. Weber was born at Freinsheim. From 1824 to 1839 he was the editor of Cäcilia, a musical periodical published inMainz, which influenced musical thought in Germany during the early Romantic era. He died at Bad Kreuznach.