Guitar Music by 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