Born: Circa 1555, Müncheberg, Prussia.
Died: 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: