Joseph Martin Kraus was a composer in the classical era who is sometimes referred to as "the Swedish Mozart." Kraus was born on June 20, 1756 in Miltenberg am Main, Germany. He moved to Sweden at age 22 and died at the age of 36 on December 15, 1792 in Stockholm.
Bertil van Boer divides Kraus's sacred music into two periods. The first, from 1768 to 1777, comprises Kraus's music written as a Roman Catholic for Catholic services. For… read more