Born: Cir­ca 1615, Oels­nitz (near Zwick­au), Ger­ma­ny.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 10, 1684, Wolf­en­büttel, Ger­ma­ny.

Buried: Wolfenbüttel, Ger­ma­ny.

Rosenmüller at­tend­ed both the La­tein­schule in Oels­nitz, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig, where he stu­died the­ol­o­gy. Al­so in Leip­zig, he taught mu­sic at the Tho­mas­schule. He be­came the or­gan­ist at the Ni­ko­lai­kir­che in 1651. By 1658, he had moved to Ve­nice, Ita­ly, where he com­posed and played the trump­et at San Marco. He spent the wan­ing years of his ca­reer as Ka­pell­meist­er to the court at Wolf­en­büt­tel.

Sources

Music

  1. Alle Menschen Müssen Sterben
  2. Nassau
  3. Württemberg (a different arrangement of “Nassau”)