Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715–1777) was an Austrian composer.
Wagenseil was born in Vienna on the 29th January 1715, and became a favourite pupil of the Vienna court's Kapellmeister, Johann Joseph Fux. Wagenseil himself composed for the court from 1739 to his death. He also held positions as harpsichordist and organist. His pupils included Johann Baptist Schenk (who was to teach Ludwig van Beethoven). He travelled little, and died in Vienna on the 1st March 1777, having spent most of… read more