Cellarius, Simon

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Cellarius, Simon

Cellarius, Simon, German composer and clergyman; b. probably in Saxony, date unknown; d. Kohren, 1544. He was Kantor at St. Mary’s in Zwickau in 1521–22, and then active as a Protestant clergyman. Cellarius was one of the finest early composers of Protestant church music. Among his extant works are motets, Psalms, and hymns.

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