Born in Hirtenfeld near Graz in 1660 (the precise date is not known), Fux, the son of a farmer, first studied at the University of Graz and, from 1683 to 1687 in Ingolstadt. In 1696 he was appointed organist at the Monastery of the Scots in Vienna, a post he retained until 1702 and which drew him to the attention.
Title: 350th Anniversary of the Birth of Johann Joseph Fux
Date of Issue: 26 June 2010
Denominations: 1.00 EUR