1625–1673

De­cem­ber 24, 1625, Mühl­hau­sen, Thu­rin­gia, Ger­ma­ny.

Ju­ly 8, 1673, Mühl­hau­sen, Thu­rin­gia, Ger­ma­ny.

Divi-Bla­sii-Kirche, Mühl­hau­sen, Ger­ma­ny.

Ahle be­gan stu­dy­ing the­ol­o­gy at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Er­furt in 1645. In 1649, he ac­cep­ted an or­gan­ist po­si­tion in St. Bla­si­us Church in Mühl­hau­sen. He lat­er served on the town coun­cil there, and be­came may­or in 1661.

He com­posed both voice and in­stru­ment­al works, in­clud­ing about 60 or­gan piec­es. His son, Jo­hann Georg Ah­le, was also a hym­nist, and po­et laur­e­ate to Em­per­or Le­o­pold I.

  1. Liebster Je­su
  2. Morgenglanz der Ewig­keit
  3. Nuremberg

where to get Ahle’s pic­ture