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Praetorius [Schultheiss, Schultze], Michaellocked

  • Walter Blankenburg
  •  and Clytus Gottwald


(b Creuzburg an der Werra, nr Eisenach, ?Feb 15, 1571; d Wolfenbüttel, Feb 15, 1621). German composer, theorist and organist. He was the most versatile and wide-ranging German composer of his generation and one of the most prolific, especially of works based on Protestant hymns. He is also important as a theorist, notably through his ...

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