Christian Cyclopedia

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Hassler, Hans Leo (von)

(Hasler; 1564–1612). B. Nürnberg, Ger.; Luth. composer; pupil of A. Gabrieli*; fellow student of G. Gabrieli,* with whom he est. intimate and lasting friendship; organist Augsburg 1585, Nürnberg 1601, Dresden 1608. Wrote the melody now commonly used for the hymn “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded”; other works include Psalmen und christliche Gesäng; Sacri concentus; masses.

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