(b c1680; d Vienna, 10 April 1733). Austrian organist and composer.
He may have received his education at the Heiligenkreuz monastery, where another Johann Baptist Peyer (1651–1726) worked as camerarius major from 1693 to 1698; the younger (and possibly related) J.B. Peyer was active as organist and musical instructor there from 1698. He worked for the Empress Eleonora, widow of Leopold I, from about 1712 until her death.
Boarding the "Peyer train" again after a long involuntary absence from the organ ;-(
This time I sent Mr. Peyer to Mallorca, but I spared him the marvellous trumpets of this organ, they seemed a bit much for this little Capriccio in D...