Dietrich Buxtehude

Buxtehude Dietrich

Dietrich Buxtehude was a Danish-German organist and composer of the Baroque period. His organ works represent a central part of the standard organ repertoire and are frequently performed at recitals and in church services. He composed in a wide variety of vocal and instrumental idioms, and his style strongly influenced many composers, including Johann Sebastian Bach. Today, Buxtehude is considered one of the most important composers in Germany of the mid-Baroque

Name Dietrich Buxtehude
Country Germany, Norway
Birth place Helsingborg, Scania, Denmark–Norway
Death date
Death place Free City of Lübeck, Holy Roman Empire
Music time period Baroque
Instruments chorus, organ, voice

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