The New International Encyclopædia/Fischer, Johann

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FISCHER, Johann (c.1650-1721). A German composer, born in Suabia. He was kapellmeister to the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and later to the Margrave of Schwedt. He wrote various collections of songs, the most important being one of fifty French songs, and one of madrigals and German songs.