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Johann, von Soest, 1448-1506

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Personal name headingJohann, von Soest, 1448-1506
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Variant(s)Johann von Soest, 1448-1506
Johannes, von Soest, 1448-1506
Steinwert, Johann, 1448-1506
Steinwert von Soest, Johann, 1448-1506
Stenwert von Sost, Johannes, 1448-1506
Johannes, de Susato, 1448-1506
Johannes, de Suzato, 1448-1506
Soestius, Johannes, 1448-1506
Steinwart, Johannes, 1448-1506
Sust, Johannes, 1448-1506
Grummelkut, Johann, 1448-1506
Biography/History noteJohann, von Soest (1448-1506) was a German singer and composer who wrote a verse autobiography describing his career as a singer and Kapellmeister; he later became a physician.
Associated countryGermany
LocatedHeidelberg (Germany)
Birth date1448
Death date1506-05-02
Place of birthUnna (Germany)
Place of deathFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Field of activityMusic Poetry Medicine
Found inHis Wie men wol eyn statt regyrn sol, 1986: t.p. (Johann von Soest, gen. Steinwert) p. 11, etc. (b. 1448; d. 5/2/1506; singer, poet, physician; after named town physician in Frankfurt, used name of Johann Steinwert von Soest, or Johannes Stenwert von Sost, or Johann Steinwert)
Kosch, W. Deut. Lit.-Lex. (Johann von Soest (also Johann Steinwert); b. 1448; d. 5/2/1506)
Brockhaus, new ed. (Johannes von Soest; b. 1448; d. 1506)
LC data base, 3-23-89 (hdg.: Johann von Soest, 1448-1506; usage: Johannes von Soest)
Klaus Pietschmann and Steven Rozenski, Jr., "Singing the Self: The Autobiography of the Fifteenth-Century German Singer and Composer Johannes von Soest," Early Music History, 2010 (online), viewed on March 15, 2023: vol. 29, p. 119-159 (German singer, composer and writer Johannes von Soest (1448-1506), also referred to as Steinwart or Steinwert; author of a vernacular autobiography in verse; trained as a chorister in Soest, traveled to Cleves, Bruges, Aardenburg, Maastricht, and Heidelberg, where he was Kapellmeister; later became a physician)
"Johann, von Soest," CERL Thesaurus (online), viewed on March 15, 2023 (Dt. Musiker, Schriftsteller, Arzt; als Sängermeister in kurpfälzischen Diensten von 1472 bis 1495; born Unna, died Frankfurt am Main May 2, 1506; active in Heidelberg; variants: Johannes, de Susato; Soestius, Johannes; Sust, Johannes; Grummelkut, Johann)