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Lobwasser, Ambrosius

(1515–85). Luth. theol., poet, and educ.; b. Schneeberg, Saxony, E cen. Ger., in the Erzgebirge; educ. Leipzig; lecturer till 1550; tutor 1550–57; court councilor and chancellor Meissen 1557; prof. law Königsberg 1563–80. Works include Der Psalter dess Königlichen Propheten Davids (the so-called “Lobwasser Psalter”), a tr. into Ger. which he based on the Ref. Fr. metrical Psalter of C. Marot* and T. Beza* in order to retain the musical settings of C. Goudimel.*

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