1646, Oettern, Weimar, Germany.
May 8, 1682.
Johanniskirche, Jena, Germany.
Son of a teacher, Gastorius became assistant cantor to his father-in-law in Jena in 1670, and succeeded him as cantor upon his father-in-law’s death in 1677. Gastorius was a friend of Samuel Rodigast, but little else is known of him.