Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse (1774-1842) was a Danish composer. Weyse was born on 5th March 1774 in Altona, Hamburg, Germany (the area was Danish at the time). He studied music with Johann Abraham Peter Schulz in Copenhagen. In 1794, he was appointed organist at the Reformed Church in the city and served in the same post at the Vor Frue Kirke after 1805. In 1819, he was appointed Court Composer.