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Adam Krieger

Adam Krieger

Composer: Adam Krieger

Dates: 7 January 1634 – 30 June 1666

Nationality: German

Title of Piece: Adonis Tod bringt mich in Not


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’.