BEER, Johann Michael
(b. 1700, Bezau, d. 1767, Bezau)

Biography

Austrian architect, part of a family of architects active mostly in south Germany and Switzerland. He was the son of Franz Beer.

Johan Michael was responsible for the handsome twin-towered façade (and probably the choir) of the former Benedictine Abbey Church (now Cathedral) at St Gallen in Switzerland (1760s), together with his nephew Johann Ferdinand Beer (1731-1789).