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Tunder, Franz
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(1614, Bannesdorf bei Burg, Fehmarn – Nov 5, 1667, Lübeck), German organist and composer. From 1632 to 1641 Tunder was court organist in Holstein-Gottorp; in 1641 he was appointed organist at the Marienkirche in Lübeck, where he inaugurated the famous evening concerts (Church concert). His successor and son-in-law was D. Buxtehude.


Works: Kantaten und Chorwerke, ed. M. Seiffert, Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst 3, 1920, 21957

Sämtliche Orgelwerke, ed. K. Beckmann, 1974

On Tunder: K. Gudewill, Franz Tunder und die nordelbingische Mu…

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Boisits, Barbara, “Tunder, Franz”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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