- G.B. Sharp
- , revised by Dorothea Schröder
German family of organists and composers.
(d Stuttgart, 7 or Oct 8, 1581). He is first traceable in 1534 in the service of Duke Ulrich of Württemberg in Stuttgart, where he was court and abbey organist. From 1568, when Duke Ludwig became ruler, the court chapel reached its heyday; from 1572, when Steigleder went into semi-retirement, he was assisted by Simon Lohet. His only surviving work is a six-part Veni Sancte Spiritus (ed. in Die Motette, no.457, Stuttgart, 1963), which has affinities with procedures in Hans Buchner’s Fundamentum.
(b Stuttgart, Feb 19, 1561; d Stuttgart, Nov 8, 1633). Son of (1) Utz Steigleder. He studied under Simon Lohet between 1575 and 1578 and at Duke Ludwig of Württemberg’s expense in Rome with unknown teachers from 1580 to 1583. He was successively organist at the abbey church, Stuttgart (from 1583), the Michaeliskirche, Schwäbisch Hall (from ...