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Reinken, Jan

(Reincken; Reinike; Jan Adams Reincken; Johann Adam; 1623–1722). Organist; composer; b. probably Wilshausen, Alsace; pupil of H. Scheidemann,* whom he succeeded in Hamburg; helped found opera in Hamburg; J. S. Bach* went several times to hear him play. Works include compositions for organ and for other instruments.

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