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Löner, Kaspar

(Löhner; Lohner; Loner[us]; Lonnerus; Caspar; 1493–1546). Father of J. Löner*; Ger. priest, reformer, and poet; b. (Markt) Erlbach, Middle Franconia, Ger.; educ. in monastery at Heilsbronn and at U. Erfurt; served at Nesselbach 1520, Hof 1524; removed for preaching Luth. doctrine; at Wittenberg 1526; pastor Ölsnitz im Vogtland, Saxony, 1527, Hof 1527–28, Ölsnitz 1531; preacher Naumburg 1542; pastor Nördlingen 1544. Ed. hymnals; other works include Unterricht des Glaubens.

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