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Johann Major (Hymn-Writer)

Born: 1564 - Reinstedt near Orlamünde
Died: 1654

Johann Major was active as a pastor sharing duties with Martin Rutilius in Weimar beginning in 1592. Later, in 1605, he became superintendent and Professor of Theology at the University of Jena.

 

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Contributed by
Thomas Braatz (September 2005)

Texts of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

 

Chorale Texts used in Bach’s Vocal Works

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Year

EKG

Zahn

Ach Gott und Herr

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