Praetorius, Bartholomaeus , German cornett player and composer; b. Marienburg, c. 1590; d. Stockholm (buried), Aug. 3, 1623. He matriculated at the Univ. of Königsberg in 1608. After playing cornett at the court of the Elector Johann Sigismund of Brandenburg (1613–20), he was director of the royal chapel of King Gustavus II in Stockholm. He publ. Newe liebliche Padu-anen und Galliarden (Berlin, 1616).
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