Johann Rudolph Ahle, b. Mühlhausen, 1625; Ahle studied theology at Erfurt University. Little is known about his musical education, but be became well known as an organist while he was in Erfurt. He returned to Mühlhausen and became an organist at St. Blasius Church, he composed organ music but is know for his sacred choral music. He was the father of Johann Georg, who was also a composer and succeeded his father as organist at St. Blasius Church. Johann Rudolf became mayor of Mühlhausen late in his life and died there in 1673.
Dianne Shapiro (from Bach Cantatas Website www.bach-cantatas.com/Lib/Ahle-Johann-Rudolf.htm)
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Tune Title: ES IST GENUGFirst Line: I am content! My Jesus ever livesComposer: Johann Rudolph Ahle, 1625-73Meter: 10 6 10 6 99 44Incipit: 12344 52243 23554Key: F MajorDate: 2006Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)