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Schütz, Heinrich

(Sagittarius; 1585–1672). Luth composer; b. Köstritz, Saxony, Ger. Works include 4 Passions (see Passion, The); oratorios (see Oratorio); psalms; sacred songs. See also Becker, Cornelius.

H. J. Moser, Heinrich Schütz: His Life and Work, tr. C. F. Pfatteicher (St. Louis, 1959); E. H. Müller von Asow, Heinrich Schütz (Leipzig, 1925); F. Spitta, Heinrich Schütz, ein Meister der musica sacra (Halle, 1925).

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