Adam Berg

Intro German publisher
Was Publisher
From Germany
Type Business Journalism
Gender male
Birth 1540, Nuremberg, Germany
Death 1610, Munich, Germany (aged 70 years)

Adam Berg (1540–1610) was a German printer and publisher who is best remembered for his work as a music publisher and for his publication of Catholic religious texts. His publishing company was based in Munich, and he actively published music there from 1567–1597. His most notable music publication was Patrocinium musicum which was published in ten volumes from 1573–1580, five of which were devoted to music by composer Orlande de Lassus.

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Bibliographie des chants populaires français by Paul de Beaurepaire-Froment Ecrits de musiciens by Jacques-Gabriel Prod’homme

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