Joseph Brentner. A Catalogue of His Works (Brk)


1676, June 20, Pyšely

Countess Elisabeth von Halleweyll releases Johann Georg Brentner from serfdom in Pyschel. Born in Lipová, North Bohemia, J. G. Brentner had worked in the service of her son Count Franz Anton for seventeen years

1684, November 13, Dobřany

"Spectabilis ac doctissimus Dominus" Johann Georg Brentner marries Anna Catherina Bittermann, daughter of local burgher

1686, September 2, Dobřany

A first-born son Johann Joseph Brentner is baptized but dies at only six months of age

1689, November 3, Dobřany

The baptism of a future composer Johann Joseph, the son of Johann Georg Brentner and Anna Catharina.   

1703, Jindřichův Hradec

Brentner becomes a member of the Latin Congregation of the Annunciation at the Jesuit grammar school in Jindřichův Hradec

1716, Praha

A dedication of the first printed opus by Brentner

1717, October 31, Praha

Music director Sebastian Erhard is presenting the list of sheet music and other things bought by order of Count Johann Franz Thun

1717, Praha

A dedication of Brentner's second printed opus

1718, Graz

Brentner composes music for the novena to St. Teresa of Ávila introduced by the Discalced Carmelite nuns in Graz; it was commissioned by the prior of the Prague Carmelite monastery P. Carl Joseph à Sigismundo

1721, Praha

Following the model of other convents of the province, the Prague Carmelite nuns introduce novena to St. Theresa of Ávila

1726, Dobřany

Brentner enlisted in the book of the Literati confraternity from Dobřany

1727, January 13, Mirošov

Brentner is best man at his younger brother Franz Anton’s wedding with widowed Anna Barbara Schwertner

1742, June 28, Dobřany

Joseph Brentner dies as a bachelor and famous composer without being administered the last rights, since he drowned in the river

1742, June 28, Dobřany

Bedřich Hroznata, a chaplain in Dobřany, notes down the circumstances of Brentner's death