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Johann Hermann Schein

Johann Hermann Schein (20 January 1586 – 19 November 1630) was a German composer of the early Baroque era. He was born in Grünhain and died in Leipzig. He was one of the first to import the early Italian stylistic innovations into German music, and was one of the most polished composers of the period.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 20th, 1586 (Grünhain), Died November 19th, 1630 (Leipzig)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-88951 10-in. 5/6/1935 Suite no. 1 American Society of Ancient Instruments Instrumental quintet composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schein, Johann Hermann," accessed October 28, 2020,

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"Schein, Johann Hermann." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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