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Hieronymous Praetorius (Composer)

Born: 10th August 1560, Germany

Died: 27th January 1629, Hamburg, Germany

Nationality: German

Hieronymus Praetorius was a north German composer and organist of the late Renaissance and very early Baroque eras. He was not related to the much more famous Michael Praetorius, though the Praetorius family had many distinguished musicians throughout the 16th and 17th centuries.

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 Interview, David Skinner on Praetorius

The artistic director of Alamire talks to David about the choir's new album featuring large-scale polychoral works by Hieronymus Praetorius, with His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.

 Interview, Pablo Heras-Casado on 'Praetorius'

Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado talks to David about his new disc exploring the rarely-heard works of Jakob, Michael and Hieronymus Praetorius.

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