Staden, Sigmund Theophil [Gottlieb]
- Harold E. Samuel
(b Kulmbach, bap. 6 Nov 1607; d Nuremberg, bur. 30 July 1655). German composer, instrumentalist, organist and theorist, son of johann Staden . He was a leading musician in Nuremberg, and though a lesser composer than his father he is perhaps, as the composer of the first extant Singspiel, historically more important....