Born: 1646, Ot­tern, Wei­mar, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: May 8, 1682.

Buried: Jo­han­nis­kirche, Je­na, Ger­ma­ny.

Son of a teach­er, Gas­tor­i­us be­came as­sist­ant can­tor to his fa­ther-in-law in Je­na in 1670, and suc­ceed­ed him as can­tor up­on his fa­ther-in-law's death in 1677. Gas­tor­i­us was a friend of Sam­u­el Ro­di­gast, but lit­tle else is known of him.

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