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Rosenmüller, Johann
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(Giovanni Rosenmiller; 1619, Ölsnitz, Vogtland – before Sep 12, 1684, Wolfenbüttel). After beginning theological studies at Leipzig in 1640, in 1642 he was appointed to a lay position in the Thomasschule and became organist of the Nikolaikirche (1651). As a student of Tobias Michael (1592–1657), in 1653 he was given to expect appointment as master of the Thomasschule choir but was imprisoned in 1655; he escaped from prison and fled to Italy. There is evidence of his presence in Ve…

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Brusniak, Friedhelm, “Rosenmüller, Johann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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