Johann BeerJohann Beer (also spelled Bähr, Baer, or Behr, Latinized as Ursus or Ursinus, (Sankt Georgen, 28 February 1655 – 6 August 1700, Weissenfels) was an Austrian author, court official and composer.
Beer was born in Austria to Protestant parents. In 1676 he entered the service of Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels as a countertenor. In 1700 he died, aged 45, as the result of a hunting accident.
His comic writings are reminiscent of Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen.
His work of music theory ''Musikalische Discurse'' reveals German baroque performance practice. Provided by Wikipedia
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