Leipzig

“I praise my Leipzig”

GOETHE

After award of the city law and market privileges around the year 1165, Leipzig developed already during the German Ostsiedlung an important trading center. Similarly, the fair city has a great musical tradition that goes back mainly to the work of Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and is based, inter alia, the importance of the Gewandhaus Orchestra and the St. Thomas Boys Choir.

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