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Lübeck, Vincent
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(c. 1654, Padingbüttel, Cuxhaven, Germany – Feb 9, 1740, Hamburg, Germany), German composer, organist, and teacher. Lübeck studied with Caspar Förckelrath and perhaps Andreas Kneller. He was organist of St. Cosmae and Damiani, Stade, from 1674 until 1702. His brilliant reputation won him the post of organist at the Nikolaikirche, Hamburg, which he held until his death. His nine extant organ works are characterized by brilliant virtuosity and thematic unity, and demonstrate the com…

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Delcamp, Robert, “Lübeck, Vincent”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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