(grecized from Neumann, Niemann, or Nigemann by his grandfather; 165080). Ref. hymnist, composer; b. Bremen, Ger.; rector Lat. school Düsseldorf 1675; pietist. Neanderthal named after him. Hymns (collected in Glaub- und Liebes-Übung) include Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren; Wunderbarer König. Hymn tunes include Neander (sometimes called Unser Herrscher, Magdeburg, or Ephesus).
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