Wilhelm Gerhard

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Born: 29 November 1780

Died: 2 October 1858


Born in Weimar, Christoph Wilhelm Leonhard Gerhard became a citizen of Leipzig in 1805 and dramaturg a few years later at the municipal theater. From 1827 he ran a summer theater park, coming into contact with Heinrich Marschner, Albert Lortzing and Felix Mendelssohn.

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