Born: April 26, 1719 - Neumark, near Weimar, about 25 km south-east of Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
Died: October 5, 1780 - Danzig, Pomerania, Prussia (now: Gda┼äsk, Poland)
Friedrich Christian Samuel Mohrheim was born the son of Johann Elias Mohrheim (Kantor in Neumark).
He enrolled at the Thomasschule in Leipzig on April 18, 1733; and studied there with J.S. Bach from from 1733 to 1736, and, like other J.S. Bach's pupils, acted as copyist for him during this period, identified in the manuscripts Anon.
He continued his studies at Universit├Ąt Jena from 1738 (enrollment on February 4, 1738); and at Universit├Ąt Halle from 1739 (enrollment on June 9, 1739).
After his studied, he was appointed substitute of Johann Balthasar Christian Frei├člich from 1750 and Kapellmeister from 1764 at St. Marien in Danzig, where he died.