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Forster, Georg (1510 - 1568), editor, composer

Kurt Gudewill

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Amberg, Upper Palatinate, c1510; d Nuremberg, 12 Nov 1568). German editor and composer. While a chorister at Elector Ludwig V’s court in Heidelberg around 1521, he began to study ancient languages at the university, receiving the BA in 1528. Together with his colleagues in the electoral choir, Caspar Othmayr, Jobst vom Brandt and Stephan Zirler, he received instruction in composition from the Kapellmeister Lorenz Lemlin. Forster’s years

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