Lapicida [Steinschneider], Erasmus [Rasmo]
- Susan Forscher Weiss
(bc1440–45; d Vienna, Nov 19, 1547). Composer. He may have been at least 100 years of age when he died at the Schottenkloster in Vienna. In 1510 he was appointed court composer in Elector Ludwig V’s Hofkapelle in Heidelberg, a position he retained for about ten years. During this period he came into contact with Andreas Ornithoparchus who included Lapicida in his list of recognized composers in ...