1626–1686

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 11, 1626, Nur­em­burg, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: Au­gust 6, 1686, Nur­em­burg, Ger­ma­ny.

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Biography

Heinlein’s first train­ing came from a lo­cal mu­si­cian who taught him to play the key­board and wind in­stru­ments. He went on to stu­dy in Linz, Aus­tria; Mu­nich, Ger­ma­ny, and in It­a­ly (1646).

He was ap­point­ed Raths­mu­si­kus in Nur­em­burg in 1650, or­gan­ist at St. Ägy­dien in 1655, Ka­pell­meis­ter at the Church of Our La­dy in 1656, and or­gan­ist at St. Se­bald’s Ca­thed­ral in 1656.

Works

Heinlein pro­duced six books of mourn­ing and fun­er­al hymns, and con­trib­ut­ed tunes to oth­er Col­lec­tions.

Sources

Music

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