Johann Gottlieb Graun (1702/1703 - 1771) was a German Baroque/Classical era composer and violinist. He studied the violin and composition with Johann Georg Pisendel in Dresden. Like his brother Carl Heinrich Graun, he sang at the Kreuzschule, enrolled in Leipzig University, and travelled to Prague in 1723, where he studied with Giuseppe Tartini (c 1723-4). In 1726/1727 J.G. Graun was appointed Konzertmeister in Merseburg, where he taught the violin to J.S.