Melchior Teschner Allemagne Melchior Teschner (29 April 1584 – 1 December 1635) was a German cantor, composer and theologian.
Born in Fraustadt in Posen, now Poznań in Poland, Teschner attended the Gymnasium in Zittau, Saxony, and studied under Johann Klee. In 1602 he began studies in music theory, philosophy and theology with Bartholomäus Gesius (de) at the University of Frankfurt an der Oder
In 1605 to 1608, Teschner served as cantor and lector in Schmiegel, Posen, between sessions of study in the universities of Helmstedt and Wittenberg. From 1609 he spent five years as cantor at the Protestant church 'Zum Kripplein Christi' in his home town of Fraustadt, before being ordained as pastor in Oberpritschen, Posen, where he died. (Hide extended text) ... (Read all) Source : Wikipedia