Gibelius [Gibel], Otto
- George J. Buelow
(b Burg auf Fehmarn, 1612; d Minden, Oct 20, 1682). German composer, theorist and teacher. In 1629 he fled from a plague in Burg (of which his father died) and moved to Brunswick to live with relatives. In 1631 he began to study both theoretical and practical music with Heinrich Grimm (who had himself studied with Michael Praetorius). After three years' study he became Kantor at Stadthagen. He remained there until ...