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Michael Praetorius



Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) was a German composer, organist, and music theorist of the last Renaissance and early Baroque periods. He was one of the most prolific and versatile composers of his time, writing a wide range of music including sacred vocal works, dance music and instrumental compositions. He was highly influential in the development of German Baroque music and his works continue to be studied and performed to this day.

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