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Johann Joseph Fux

Johann Joseph FuxBorn: c. 1660
Birthplace: Hirtenfeld, Styria, Austria
Died: 13-Feb-1741
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Austria

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Austria
Executive summary: Gradus ad Parnassum

Court composer for Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I in 1698. Made musical director of the Austrian Imperial Court, 1711. Fux is best known for Gradus ad Parnassum, a textbook on counterpoint.

Wife: (m. 1696, d. 1731)

    University: Graz University

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Author of books:
Gradus ad Parnassum (1725, music theory)

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