(ca. 1525after ca. 1587). Brother of Johann Magdeburg*; b. Gardelegen, Ger.; educ. Wittenberg; held various ecclesiastical and educ. positions; banished for refusing to comply with Interim*; with M. Flacius* Illyricus worked on Magdeburg* Centuries; spent last yrs. in Ger., Austria, Hung.; hymnist; composer. Hymns include Wer Gott vertraut, hat wohl gebaut. See also Hymnody, Christian, 5.
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