1555–1613
Bartholomäus Goss

Cir­ca 1555, Münch­e­berg, Prus­sia.

1613, Wit­ten­berg, Ger­ma­ny, of the plague.

Gesius stu­died the­ol­o­gy at the Al­ma Ma­ter Vi­a­dri­na in Frank­furt an der Od­er, was a can­tor in Wit­ten­berg, then Frank­furt an der Od­er from 1592.

His re­li­gious com­po­si­tions in­clude a Pas­sion ac­cord­ing to St. John. His oth­er works in­clude:

  1. Commemoration
  2. Du Friedensfürst, Herr Je­su Christ