(15601629). Luth. composer; father of J. Praetorius*; b. Hamburg, Ger.; cantor Erfurt 1580; organist Hamburg; follower of the Venetian* school of ch. music. Issued Melodeyen Gesangbuch (to which he contributed harmonizations of 21 chorales); most of his works pub. in a collection titled Opus Musicum.
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