(Lorenz Lorenzen; 16601722). B. Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Ger.; educ. Rostock and in music at Kiel; cantor and dir. at Luth. Cathedral Ch., Bremen; piestistic hymnist; based many hymns on Gospel pericopes* in application to Christian life. Evangelia Melodica, pub. 1700, contains ca. 150 of his hymns.
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