1500–1561

Introduction

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Born: 1500, Alt­dorf bei Nur­em­berg, Ba­var­ia.

Died: May 3, 1561, Jo­ach­ims­thal, Bo­he­mia (now Jách­y­mov, Czechia).

Biography

For ma­ny years Her­mann was mas­ter in the La­tin School in Jo­ach­ims­thal, and can­tor or or­gan­ist and choir­mas­ter in the church.

To­ward the end of his life he suf­fered great­ly from gout, and had to re­sign his post as can­tor a num­ber of years be­fore his death.

Works

His hymn tunes were pub­lished in:

Sources

Lyrics

Music