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Johann Crüger

German hymnwriter of Sorb origin

Died when: 63 years 320 days (766 months)
Star Sign: Aries

 

Johann Crüger

Johann Crüger (9 April 1598 – 23 February 1662) is known as a German composer of well-known hymns.In reality, he was an ethnic Sorb, baptized as Jan Krygar.

He was also the editor of the most widely used Lutheran hymnal of the 17th century, Praxis pietatis melica.


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