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Nicolaus Zangius

Nicolaus Zangius (1570 – 1619) was a German composer.

Zangius was born in Woltersdorf, and became kapellmeister for Philipp Sigismund, Prince Bishop of Osnabrück and later John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg.[1] He died in Berlin.

Works, editions and recordings

  • Schoene newe außerlesene Geistliche und Weltliche Lieder mit drey Stimmen. Frankfurt an der Oder 1594.
  • Geistliche und weltliche Lieder mit fünf Stimmen. Cologne 1597.

Modern editions

  • Geistliche und weltliche Lieder mit fünf Stimmen. Merseburger 1960.
  • Ducke dich, Hänsel. Möseler-Verlag 1972.
  • Dialogus 1617. Moeck 1972.
  • Der Kölner Markt. Edition Peters 1986.


  1. ^ Music through sources and documents Ruth Halle Rowen - 1979 "Nikolaus Zangius (c. 1570-1618) was Capellmeister for John Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg."

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