1786–1872
Konrad Kocher

De­cem­ber 16, 1786, Ditzingen (near Leonberg), Württemberg, Germany.

March 12, 1872, Stuttgart, Germany.

Fangelsbach Friedhof, Stuttgart, Germany.

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Kocher studied piano and composition in St. Pe­ters­burg, Rus­sia, in the early 1800’s. He went to Rome, It­a­ly, for further study in 1819, then returned to Ger­ma­ny in 1820. In 1821, he founded the School of Sacred Music in Stutt­gart. He also served as organist in the Stifts­kir­che there. His works in­clude:

  1. Dix
  2. Elno
  3. Minal