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date: 17 October 2019

Pachelbel, Johann (b. Nuremberg, bapt. 1 Sept. 1653; d Nuremberg, March 1706). German organist and composer. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Wendy ThompsonWendy Thompson, Basil SmallmanBasil Smallman

After musical tuition in his home town, he was admitted in 1669 to the University of Altdorf (where he served also as parish organist), but was forced to abandon his studies through lack of funds. Thereafter, in the restless manner not untypical of musicians of his time, he accepted a series of posts: in ... ...

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