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Becker, Cornelius

(1561–1604). Pastor, prof. Leipzig. Put Psalter into hymn form to offset the influence of A. Lobwasser.* Though used by S. Calvisius* and H. Schütz,* Becker's texts lacked the popular appeal of texts prepared by L. Helmbold.*

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