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Pachelbel, Johann

(Bachelbel; Pachelbell; 1653–1706). Luth. composer; organist; b. Nürnberg, Ger.; held many important positions; one of J. S. Bach's* early models. Works include cantatas (Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan; Christ lag in Todesbanden; chorale fugues and preludes; Magnificat Fugues. See also Schwemmer, Heinrich; Toccata.

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