Born in Bamberg and died in Wallenstein, Germany, Amon took singing and violin lessons before mastering the French horn. Among his many chamber works most of which still handwritten and unpublished are his many quartets featuring the flute and horn.
After his appointment as director of music at Heilbronn, he beccame active also as a publisher of music. In 1817 he became Kapellmeister to the Prince of Oettingen-Wallerstein where he remained till his death.
The Serenade is a classical piece containing five movements, the last being the Rondo.