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Johann Jakob Froberger

Froberger, Johann Jakob (yōˈhān yāˈkôp frōˈbĕrgər) [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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