Born: De­cem­ber 24, 1625, Mühl­haus­en, Thu­rin­gia, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: Ju­ly 8, 1673, Mühl­haus­en, Thu­rin­gia, Ger­ma­ny.

Buried: Divi-Blasii-Kirche, Mühl­haus­en, Ger­ma­ny.

Ahle began stu­dy­ing the­ol­o­gy at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Er­furt in 1645. In 1649, he ac­cepted a job as or­gan­ist in St. Bla­si­us Church in Mühl­hau­sen. He lat­er served on the town coun­cil there, and be­came may­or in 1661. He com­posed both voice and in­stru­ment­al works, in­clud­ing about 60 or­gan piec­es. His son, Jo­hann Ge­org Ahle, was al­so a hymn­ist, and po­et laur­e­ate to Em­per­or Leopold I.

Sources

Music

  1. Liebster Jesu
  2. Morgenglanz der Ewigkeit
  3. Nuremberg