Remembered for works such as Musae Sioniae (1605–1610) and Terpsichore (1612), this prominent German composer of the early 17th century is also well known for his 1609 setting of the hymn “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming.”
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|FULL NAME:||Michael Praetorius|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 15, 1571|
|AGE:||448 years old|
Michael Praetorius is a Composer. Born Michael Schultze to a Lutheran minister father, he spent his early days in Creuzburg, Germany. He passed away in Wolfenbuttel, Germany on his fiftieth birthday. After studying philosophy and religion at the University of Frankfurt, he became a church organist and subsequently worked in the court of Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg.
DID YOU KNOW A musical scholar as well as a composer, he penned a multi-volume work titled Syntagma Musicum.
FACT He and fellow German composer Paul Gerhardt both wrote popular church hymns during the early 1600s.
Currently, Michael Praetorius is 448 years old. He will celebrate his 449th birthday on a Monday, February 15th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Michael Praetorius’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, Aquarius’ life pursuit is to understand life’s mysteries and a secret desire to be unique and original. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, have intellectual conversations, are a good listener and dislike limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are: progressive, original, independent, humanitarian, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloof. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius are Leo and Sagittarius.
Michael Praetorius was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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