Johann Jacob Froberger


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(b Stuttgart, 1616; d Héricourt, 1667).

Ger. composer and organist. Org. at court of Vienna 1637, but spent next 4 years in Italy as pupil of Frescobaldi. Visited Belgium, Germany, Holland, France, and England before returning to Vienna as court org. 1653–8. Comp. much for org. and hpd. (toccatas, capriccios, ricercari, etc.).

Subjects: Music.

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