Grossenhain Church

Martin Remus the elder was the Lutheran kantor in Grossenhain. In that era the title kantor could designate a choirmaster or teacher. The picture above depicts the music of the period. The Grossenhain church in which he was a kantor still exists although it underwent a major Baroque renovation in 1741. Here is a picture of the exterior of that church:

The beautiful interior of the church reflects the Baroque renovation of the church in 1741. It is very much like the famous Fraunenkirche in Dresden. Here are the pictures from the brochure above (I had lighting problems so my pictures aren't as good):

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September 24, 2006