Hans Leo Hassler

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Aliases: Joanne Leone Haslero; Giouanne Leone Hasler; Hans Leo Haßler


Born: c. 25 October 1564 (date of baptism)

Died: 8 June 1612

German composer, organist, and organ designer. He studied under Andrea Gabrieli in Venice, after which he was organist in Augsburg, then kapellmeister in Nürnberg and kapellmeister and organist in Dresden. He was followed in Dresden by Michael Praetorius and Heinrich Schütz. Brother of Jakob Hassler and Caspar Hassler.

View the Wikipedia article on Hans Leo Hassler.

List of choral works

Secular works

Secular works in German

Secular works in Italian

Sacred works

Sacred works in German

Alternative lyrics for Von Gott will ich nicht lassen

Sacred works in Latin


Total of 9 masses; all but Missa sine nomine a 12 appeared in Missae (1599). Others not yet available at CPDL:

Other Latin

Sacred works in English

Sacred works in Italian

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External links

Works by Hans Leo Hassler in the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)