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 a job as organist 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

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