Schulz, Johann Philipp Christian



A composer of instrumental music and some songs; born at Langensalza, Thuringia. He studied theology at Leipsic, but gave that up in favor of music, which he studied with Angler and Schicht at the Thomasschule. In 1800 he became conductor of Seconda's opera-troupe, and in 1810 began to direct the Gewandhaus concerts. He died in Leipsic. Among his works are Domine Salvum fac regen; overtures to Jungfrau voq Orleans and Faust; choruses and ballets; besides many songs and partsongs.