Johann Pachelbel

Composer Johann Pachelbel

Profession: Composer

Nationality:
Germany
German

Why Famous: Brought the south German organ tradition to its peak. Composed a large body of sacred and secular music, and his contributions to the development of the chorale prelude and fugue have earned him a place among the most important composers of the middle Baroque era.

Born: September 1, 1653
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: March 9, 1706 (aged 52)

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