Composer: Adam Krieger
Dates: 7 January 1634 – 30 June 1666
Title of Piece: Der Rhein’sche Wein
Brief Biography: Krieger studied the organ under Samuel Scheidt and later was the organist at Leipzig’s Nikolaikirche, succeeding from Johann Rosenmüller. Krieger also founded the Collegium Musicum in Liepzig. He composed and versified numerous songs the most famous of which is the hymn ‘Nun sich der Tag geendet hat’.