Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Composer and organist. Born May 1562. Died 16 October 1621
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Biography (Wikipedia)

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck ( YAHN PEE-tər-sohn SWAY-link; April or May, 1562 – 16 October 1621) was a Dutch composer, organist, and pedagogue whose work straddled the end of the Renaissance and beginning of the Baroque eras. He was among the first major keyboard composers of Europe, and his work as a teacher helped establish the north German organ tradition.

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