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German composer and poet
Died when: 81 years 51 days
Star Sign: Scorpio
Ernst Gebhard Salomon Anschütz (28 October 1780, Goldlauter near Suhl – 18 December 1861, Leipzig) was a German teacher, organist, poet, and composer. He is also known for his account of the death of Johann Christian Woyzeck in 1824 (see: Georg Büchner's play Woyzeck). Anschütz worked as a teacher in Leipzig for 50 years.