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Born 1790, at Muenster, Westphalia; d. there, 1837. He received Holy Orders, and in 1819 became choirmaster at the cathedral, succeeding his father as organist, in 1832. In addition to some songs he published four choral masses, and his erudite work "Archäologisch-liturgisches Gesangbuch des Gregorianischen Kirchengesanges" (1829), and "Geschichtliche Darstellung der Entstehung und Vervollkommnung der Orgel," 1832.
KORNMÜLLER, Lex. der kirchl. Tonkunst; BAKER, Biogr. Dict. of Musicians; RIEMANN, Dict. of Music.
APA citation. (1907). Franz Joseph Antony. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01588d.htm
MLA citation. "Franz Joseph Antony." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01588d.htm>.
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Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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