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Finck, Heinrich#

Finck, Heinrich, b. Bamberg (Germany; ?), 1444 (or 1445), d. Vienna, June 9, 1527, composer; from around 1516 worked for M. Lang, later archbishop of Salzburg. From 1524 lived in Vienna and became cantor of the Schottenstift monastery. Despite his advanced age appointed director of the court orchestra by Ferdinand I in 1527. The music theorist Hermann F. was his great-nephew.


4 Masses, 4 motet cycles and 16 further motets, 35 polyphonic songs in German ("Schoene ausserlesene Lieder", 1536).