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Johann Crüger

Johann Crüger (9 April 1598 – 23 February 1662) was a German composer of well-known hymns. He was also the editor of the most widely used Lutheran hymnal of the 17th century, Praxis pietatis melica.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 9, 1598 (Guben), Died February 23, 1662 (Berlin)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22949 10-in. 7/1/1919 Now thank we all our God Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor B-25802 10-in. 11/14/1921 Nun danket alle Gott! Carl Schlegel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 39604 10-in. 11/7/1914 Nun danket alle Gott Germania Quartette Male vocal quartet, with organ composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crüger, Johann," accessed April 18, 2024,

Crüger, Johann. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from

"Crüger, Johann." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 April 2024.

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