Jan Benda

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Jan Benda was a town musician who is primarily known for the abilities of his children. The five children who became musicians were Franz, Johann, Georg, Joseph and Anna. The Benda family was saved from…
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Jan Benda was a town musician who is primarily known for the abilities of his children. The five children who became musicians were Franz, Johann, Georg, Joseph and Anna. The Benda family was saved from persecution over religious differences in Bohemia by Frederick The Great with whom Franz -- Jan's eldest son -- was employed.