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Franck, Salomo

(1659–1725). Poet; probably b. Weimar; educ. Jena; secy. Schwarzburg ducal administration at Arnstadt 1689, of the Saxon administration and of the consistory at Jena 1697; secy. of the consistory, librarian, and curator of the ducal medal and coin collection, Weimar, 1702. Prepared texts for some of J. S. Bach's* cantatas and ca. 330 hymns, including “Ach Gott, verlass mich nicht”; “Ich halte Gott in allem stille.”

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