Papperitz, Benjamin Robert



Well-known German teacher of piano; born at Pirna, Saxony, and graduated Doctor of Philology. He studied music at the Leipsic Conservatory under Moscheles, Hauptmann and Richter, and was appointed teacher of harmony there in 1851. In 1868 he became organist at the Nikolaikirche, a post from which he resigned in 1899. Some songs, choral pieces and organ-music by him have been published. He received the honorable title of Royal Professor in 1882.