Komponisten : Drese, Adam (1620-1701)
Adam Drese (1620-1701), was born in Thuringia, December 15, 1620, probably at Weimar; he studied music at Warsaw under Marco Scacchi; was director at Weimar from 1655; and afterwards held similar appointments to the Duke of Brunswick, and at Arnstadt, where he died, February 15, 1701, shortly before J. S. Bach came there. The following occurs in the notice of Drese?s death in the Arnstadt church records: On the 15th of February, 1701, at 10 o?clock in the evening, Herr Adam Drese fell asleep in God. . . . Age, 80 years, 2 months.
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