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Konrad Hagius (Composer)

Born: c1550 - Rinteln, Westphalia
Died: 1616

Konrad Hagius (von Hagen) was a German composer. About 1589 he was musician at the court of the music-loving Elector, Johann Wilhelm, at Düsseldorf, went with the Elector Palatine to Heidelberg (c1604), was Kapellmeister at the court of the Count of Holstein-Schwanenburg, etc., and retired in 1615 as court composer to Rinteln.

Konrad Hagius composed psalms, magnmcats and a number of sacred and secular songs, and a book of instrumental pieces, with some by other composers, including Thos. Simpson. (List in Q.-L.)

 

Source: Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1952 Edition)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

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Chorale Melody

Year

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, A Tricinium

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

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