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Johann Steffens (Composer)

Born: c1560 - Itzehoe, Germany
Died: Summer 1616 - Lüneburg, Germany

The German composer. Johann Stephens [Stephani], was from 1593 organist of the Johanniskirche in Lüneburg, where he remained for 20 years. He wrote German madrigals and dance-songs (2 bks, 1599, 1619), influenced by Hans Leo Hassler, as well as miscellaneous sacred and instrumental pieces.

Source: Grove Concise Dictionary of Music copyright © 1994 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2006)


Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

2 Chorale Preludes for Organ on Ach Gott vom Himmel, sieh darein

Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein

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