Johann Vierdanck

  • Born
    c. 1605
  • Died
    c. 1st April 1646
  • Birthplace
Johann Vierdanck was a German violinist, cornettist, and composer of theBaroque period. Vierdanck was born near Dresden. In 1615 he joined the court chapel of Dresden, where he became a student of Heinrich Schütz and of William Brade. His instrumental works were influenced by the Italian violinist Carlo Farina, also active in the Dresden court.