Born: February 18, 1732, Erfurt, Germany.
Died: April 17, 1809, Erfurt, Germany.
A student of Bach, Kittel played the organ at Langensalza (1751); the Barüsserkirche, Erfurt (1756-62); and the Predigerkirche, Erfurt (1762). He also taught and wrote; his works include:
Der angehende praktische Organist, 1801-08
Vierstimmige Choräle mit Vorspielen, 1803
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Tune Title: QUEDLINBURGFirst Line: Thank you, O God, for the time that is nowComposer: Johann Christian Kittel, 1732-1809; Paul Leddington Wright, b. 1951Meter: 10 10 10 10Key: F MajorDate: 2011Source: Chorale by Kittel