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Praetorius, Michael

(real surname Schultheiss, or Schulz [with variants]; ca. 1571/72–1621). Luth. composer; musicologist; b. Creuzburg, Thuringia, Ger.; studied at Frankfurt an der Oder; in service of duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Compositions include Musae Sioniae; Hymnodia Sionia; Terpsichore; Polhymnia; Puericinium; Urainia. Writings include Leiturgodia; Syntagma musicum.


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