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Beck wrote al least twenty symphonies, operas, sacred music, for instance a Stabat Mater, keyboard sonatas and some music for the french revolutionaries.
Beck learned to play double bass and organ and studied with Johann Stamitz. He first lived in Venice and Naples, but after a duel he fled to France, where he became conductor of a theatre orchestra in Marseilles. In 1774 he became organist of a cathedral in Bordeaux and conductor of the Grand Theatre. Sets of his symphonies and keyboard works were published in Paris and Dresden.