Michael Praetorius, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death
The composer Michael Praetorius passed away at age 50, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Michael Praetorius and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
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.”
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.
A musical scholar as well as a composer, he penned a multi-volume work titled Syntagma Musicum.
How did Michael Praetorius die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||50 years|
|Birthday||February 15, 1571|
|Death date||February 15, 1621|
|Place of death||Wolfenbüttel, Germany|
|Place of burial||N/A|