Born 1790, at
Muenster, Westphalia; d. there, 1837. He received Holy Orders, and in
1819 became choirmaster at the cathedral, succeeding his father as
organist, in 1832. In addition to some songs he published four choral
masses, and his erudite work "Archäologisch-liturgisches
Gesangbuch des Gregorianischen Kirchengesanges" (1829), and
"Geschichtliche Darstellung der Entstehung und Vervollkommnung
der Orgel," 1832.
Lex. der kirchl. Tonkunst; BAKER, Biogr. Dict. of Musicians; RIEMANN,
Dict. of Music.