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Lechler, Benedikt (1594 - 1659), music copyist, composer, lutenist

A. Lindsey Kirwan and Steven Saunders

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 Füssen, 24 April 1594; d Kremsmünster, 18 Jan 1659). German music copyist, composer and lutenist, active in Austria. From 1607 to 1615 he studied at the Imperial College of the Austrian Nobility, Vienna, and then became director of the school at Admont Abbey, Styria, where he also had charge of the music. In 1617 he went to the Benedictine monastery at Kremsmünster, where he remained for

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