Andreas Hammershmidt
d. October 29, 1675 • Composer • Musician
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Hammerschmidt, Andres
Hammerschmidt, Andres (1612–1675)German organist and composerBorn in Bohemia, Hammerschmidt spent most of his life as organist of various Lutheran churches in Saxony. He was among the first composers in Germany to adapt the new Italian dramatic style to sacred works for the Protestant church. He favored