Bokemeyer collection

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The Bokemeyer collection is a large music collection, which is housed in the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin. It contains about 1,800 scores of music. It includes an important body of German Protestant vocal music.[1]

Bokemeyer collection
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Berlin State Library
Housed atBerlin State Library (Staatsbibliothek)

The collection was primarily created by composer Georg Österreich. Subsequently, other collectors contributed, including Heinrich Bokemeyer (b. March 1679 - d. 7 November 1751), after whom it is now named. Bokemeyer was a cantor, poet and composer, in addition to being a collector.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michael Collver (1996). A Catalog of Music for the Cornett. Indiana University Press.
  2. ^ Stein, Fritz (1955). "Bokemeyer, Heinrich". Neue Deutsche Biographie 2.