Jean-Frédéric Edelmann, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jean-Frédéric Edelmann

French composer

Date of Birth: 05-May-1749

Place of Birth: Strasbourg, France

Date of Death: 17-Jul-1794

Profession: composer, pianist, harpsichordist, music pedagogue

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Jean-Frédéric Edelmann

  • Jean-Frédéric Edelmann (Johann Friedrich Edelmann, 5 May 1749 – 17 July 1794) was a French classical composer.
  • He was born in Strasbourg to a Protestant family of Alsatian descent.
  • After studying law and music, he moved to Paris in 1774 where he played and taught the piano.
  • It is possible that Edelmann worked for some time in London.
  • During the French Revolution he was appointed administrator of the Bas-Rhin.
  • In July 1794 he was arrested for being a leader of the local Jacobin faction and executed by guillotine. Edelmann composed two operas, an oratorio and various pieces of chamber music.

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