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Ambrosius Lobwasser

(1515—1585)


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(Schneeberg, 1515–85, Königsberg), professor of law in Königsberg (1563), travelled in his earlier years, and in France became acquainted with Huguenot psalm-singing. He translated the Psalms and published them with French melodies in 1573 as Der Psalter des Königlichen Propheten Davids, a version which continued in use well into the 18th c.

From The Oxford Companion to German Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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