(16711756). B. Üchteritz, near Weissenfels, Ger.; educ. Leipzig; pastor Bibra and supt. Eckartsberge dist. 1698; court diaconus Weissenfels 1704; supt. Sorau 1706; pastor Hamburg 1715; opposed millennialism, unionism, and pietism; assoc. of J. S. Bach,* who set some of his texts to music; poet. Works include texts for cantatas; hymns include Jesus nimmt die Sünder an; Ich weiss, an wen ich glaube.
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