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Mahrenholz, Christhard
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(Christian Reinhard; Aug 11, 1900, Adelebsen near Göttingen – Mar 15, 1980, Hannover) studied theology and musicology in Göttingen and Leipzig; wrote his doctoral thesis on S. Scheidt. After part-time academic work, marriage and ordination, he was from 1925 to 1926 pastor at St. Marien in Göttingen and co-founder of the Organ Reform Movement. From 1926 to1930 he was pastor at Groß-Lengden near Göttingen; from 1931 he served full time in the Hannover regional church office; and from 1935 to1937 was a member of the Reichskirchenausschuss. From 1960 to 1971 he was ab…

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Finke, Christian, “Mahrenholz, Christhard”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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