Cornelius Becker

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Cornelius Becker (1561–1604) Orthodox Lutheran pastor in Leipzig.[1] He prepared the Becker Psalter, some of which Heinrich Schütz set to music.[2] Bach used his version of Psalm 23 for his cantata Du Hirte Israel, höre, BWV 104.


  1. ^ p. 136, Westermeyer (2005) Paul. Chicago, Illinois Let the People Sing: Hymn Tunes in Perspective GIA Publications
  2. ^ p. 23, Smith, Carlson (1995) Jane Stuart, Betty. Wheaton, Illinois The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence Good News Publishers