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Schein, Johann Hermannlocked

  • Kerala J. Snyder
  •  and Gregory S. Johnston


(b Grünhain, nr Annaberg [now Annaberg-Bucholz], 20 Jan 1586; d Leipzig, 19 Nov 1630). German composer and poet. He was an important predecessor of Bach, both as Leipzig Thomaskantor and as a gifted composer. He was one of the first composers to graft the style of the Italian madrigal, monody and concerto on to the traditional elements of Lutheran church music....

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