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Johann Pachelbel
(1653 - 1706)

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1653 Born in Nuremberg, Bavaria, about 30 August
1669 Enters university at Altdorf where he also plays the organ at the Lorenzkirche
1670 After poverty forces him to leave Altdorf, he wins a scholarship to the Gymnasium Poeticum in Regensburg
1673 Goes to Vienna, where he is appointed deputy organist at St. Stephen's Cathedral
1677 Appointed organist at the court in Eisenach
1681 Marries Barbara Gabler
1683 Barbara and their baby son die during a plague
1684 Marries Judith Drommer
1686 Son Wilhelm Hieronymus (later to become a notable composer) is born
1690 Appointed organist at the Württemberg court in Stuttgart
1692 French invasion forces him to flee from Stuttgart
1706 Dies in Nuremberg, 7 March
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