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German poet

Died when: 64 years 117 days (771 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn



Christian Friedrich Henrici (January 14, 1700 – May 10, 1764), writing under the pen name Picander, was a German poet and librettist for many of the cantatas which Johann Sebastian Bach composed in Leipzig.

Henrici was born in Stolpen.He studied law at Wittenberg and Leipzig.He wrote to supplement his income from tutoring and continued even after obtaining regular employment as a civil servant.

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