Monday, January 7, 2013

Praetorius, Michael

Michael Praetorius(1571-1621), German composer and theorist, he studied at Torgau and at the University of Frankfurt. He was organist at St. Marien in Frankfurt, then moved to Wolfenbuttel and became the court Kapellmeister. He composed 1,200 settings of chorals and church cantatas. ************** The stamp shows part of his works.

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