|Johann Christoph Kellner (15 August 1736 ? 1803) was a German organist and composer. He was the son of Johann Peter Kellner. He was born in Gräfenroda, Thuringia, where he studied music with his father, moving to Gotha to study with Georg Benda in 1754, returning home in 1755. He went on to live in Amsterdam and The Hague between 1762 and 1763, eventually settling in Kassel in 1764, where he was appointed court organist and cantor in the Lutheran church in 1772.
He wrote a treatise on music theory entitled Grundriss des Generalbasses, op. 16 pt. 1 (Kassel, 1783, 1796), which was very succe ... (lire la suite)