Christian IV

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Christian IV

(ˈkrɪstʃən; Danish ˈkresdjan)
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(Biography) 1577–1648, king of Denmark and Norway (1588–1648): defeated in the Thirty Years' War (1629) and by Sweden (1645)
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Jill Bepler's study of Georg Engelhard Loeheneyss's Aulico Politica (1622-24) and King Christian IV of Denmark's Koniglicher Wecker shows an astonishing semipublic correspondence concerning the court of Braunschweig-Luneburg.
In its rich historical analysis and exploitation of the state archives, the catalogue compares with the Copenhagen and Prague celebrations of those near-contemporaries Christian IV of Denmark and the Emperor Rudolf II.
In 1596, Christian IV of Denmark set the tone for subsequent court entertainments when he celebrated his coronation in a lavish spectacle of music and dance.
A striking instance of cross-fertilization is that between Gabriel Voigtlander, a musician at the court of Christian IV of Denmark, and Finckehhaus, active in Leipzig: each adapted work by the other.

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