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Lechner, Leonhard [Lechnerus, Leonardus Athesinus]locked

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(b valley of the River Adige, South Tyrol, c1553; d Stuttgart, Sept 9, 1606). German composer and music editor of Austrian birth. He was the leading German composer of choral music in the later 16th century.

The cognomen ‘Athesinus’, which Lechner always used on the title-pages of his printed volumes and manuscripts, shows that he came from the valley of the River Adige (Athesis). He is first heard of in the accounts of the Bavarian court for ...

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