Schulze, Christian Andreas

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Schulze, Christian Andreas

Schulze, Christian Andreas, German composer; b. Dresden, c. 1660; d. Meissen, Sept. 11, 1699. He was a pupil at the Dresden Kreuzschule and the Univ. of Leipzig. In 1678 he settled in Meissen as Kantor of the municipal church and the Franciscaneum, the municipal Lateinschule; he later became Kantor of the Cathedral as well. He was a notable composer of sacred music, numbering among his works a Historia resurrec-tionis (1686), sacred concertos, and Protestant church cantatas.

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