Alois Bauer Autriche Alois Bauer (1794-1872) was a concertmaster and composer from Tyrol. He was born the son of the baker Franz Bauer and his wife Elisabeth (née Pfaundler) in Reutte. For many years he was active as choral director at the church of St. Egid in Klagenfurt, Austria. He ended his days there at the age of 78.
He wrote numerous accessible compositions, mostly for liturgical use. His Christmas Pastoral Mass remains well-known and beloved. (Hide extended text) ... (Read all)