Froberger, Johann Jakob

Froberger, Johann Jakob yō´hān yā´kôp frō´bĕrgər [key], 1616–67, German organist and composer; pupil of Frescobaldi . His style influenced German keyboard music during the baroque era. He is best known for his suites for harpsichord or clavichord suites.

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