Johannes Schenck (1660 – ca. 1716) was a Dutch musician and composer.
Schenck was born in Amsterdam in 1660 where he was baptised on 3 June into the Reformed Church. He became a renowned virtuoso viola da gamba player.
His compositions included music for a Dutch Singspiel, Bacchus Ceres en Venus, from which songs were published in 1687, as well as works for the viola da gamba.
Around 1696 he accepted an appointment to the court of Elector Palatine Johann Wilhelm… read more
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