(160559). Ger. poet. B. Memel; educ. Königsberg, Wittenberg, and Magdeburg; private tutor Königsberg, asst. in Cathedral school 1633, conrector 1636, prof. poetry at the U. 1639, repeatedly dean philos. faculty, rector at the U. 165657; invalid; prominent mem. of group of poets at Königsberg; H. Albert* and J. Stobäus* contributed music for some of his poems; hymns include Ich bin bei Gott in Gnaden and O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen.
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