Hans Brachrogge

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Hans Brachrogge (ca. 1590 – ca. 1638) was a Danish singer and composer.

His birth and death as well as his place of birth is unknown although he is known to have studied under Melchior Borchgrevinck and accompanied Borchgrevinck and Hans Nielsen to study with Giovanni Gabrieli 1599-1600 in Venice. He was also one of the Danish musicians present in London at the marriage of James I to Anne of Denmark, the sister of Christian IV In 1611.[1]

In 1619 he published a collection Madrigaletti a III voci, første bind which is his only composition that has lasted until today. It also featured two madrigals of Mogens Pedersøn.[2]


  1. ^ Atti del XIV Congresso International Musicological Society Volume 1 Angelo Pompilio 1990- Page 236 "The same could not be said however in the case of another English royal marriage, that of James I to Anne of Denmark, the sister of Christian IV In 1611, Jacob <£)rn was sent to England together with Mogens Pedersøn, Hans Brachrogge and ..."
  2. ^ Karl Heinrich Wörner History of music: a book for study and reference 1973 "Two madrigals of his appeared in Brachrogge's collection of 1619. He also issued a volume Pratum spirituale in Copenhagen in 1620. Hans Nielsen (Giovanni Fonteio), born about 1585, pupil of Borchgrevinck, studied with Giovanni Gabrieli ..
  • This article was initially translated from the Danish Wikipedia.

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