1719–1790

Introduction

Born: Oc­to­ber 12, 1719, Protz­an bei Fran­ken­stein, Si­le­sia (now Zwró­co­na, Pol­and).

Died: Au­gust 19, 1790, Bre­slau, Si­le­sia (now Wro­cław, Po­land).

Biography

A Ro­man Cath­o­lic priest, Franz was a hym­nol­o­gist and com­pil­er.

He stu­died in Glaz (now Kłodz­ko, Po­land), and Bres­lau, and served as chap­lain at Gross-Glo­gau (now Gło­gów, Po­land) (1753), arch­priest at Schla­wa (now Sła­wa, Poland), and as­ses­sor to the apos­tol­ic vi­car’s office in Bres­lau (1766).

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