Related Content

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Art & Architecture
  • Classical studies
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Media studies
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Society and culture

GO

Show Summary Details

Overview

Martin Luther

(1483—1546) German Protestant theologian


Quick Reference

(b Eisleben, 1483; d Eisleben, 1546).

Ger. Protestant church reformer. Player of lute and fl. Est. congregational singing. Wrote treatise on mus. (1538) and words of many hymns and chorales (possibly the mus., too), best‐known being Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (A safe stronghold our God is still).


Reference entries

View all reference entries »