Music by Johann Ernst Altenburg

Born: 15th June 1734

Died: 14th May 1801

Birthplace: Weißenfels, Germany

Johann Ernst Altenburg was a German composer, organist and trumpeter. He is not to be confused with a similarly named composer in the 1620s who contributed to the collection Angst der Hellen und Friede der Seelen. As a composer he is most well known for his six harpsichord sonatas.