Georg Joseph Vogler, called Abbé Vogler, was born in
Würzburg in 1749. He became famous as an expert
in music theory, conductor and composer. In 1772,
he accepted a position at the court of Prince Elector
Karl Theodor in Mannheim and later followed his
employer to Munich. From 1786 onwards, he worked
at the court of the kings of Sweden as a conductor.
The orpheus chor münchen closely collaborates
with the Bavarian Radio Broadcasting Company. The
ensemble focuses on choir music from the modern era
and on works from the 17th and 18th centuries.