Michael Praetorius

Michael Praetorius bio

Birth Name: Michael Praetorius

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: February 15, 1571

Date Of Death: February 15, 1621

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Michael Praetorius was born on the 15th of February, 1571. He was popular for being a Composer. Remembered for works such as Musae Sioniae (1605–1610) and Terpsichore (1612), this prominent German composer of the early 17th century is also well known for his 1609 setting of the hymn “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming.”

Michael Praetorius was born in Germany. After studying philosophy and religion at the University of Frankfurt, he became a church organist and subsequently worked in the court of Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg. A musical scholar as well as a composer, he penned a multi-volume work titled Syntagma Musicum.

Michael Praetorius was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Michael Praetorius was born in 1570s.

Michael Praetorius is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Michael Praetorius was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Michael Praetorius
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius



Zodiac Sign: Michael Praetorius was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Michael Praetorius was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Michael Praetorius had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Michael Praetorius’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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