Faber, a confirmed Protesant, was one of the few publishers to survive the Reformation in Leipzig. He is significant as the printer and publisher of the four-voice settings by Lucas Hordisch and Sebastian Forster of poems by Prudentianus and Virgil.
Melodiae Prudentianae et in Virgilium magna ex parte nuper natae... Liepzig: 1533
This collection appeared in 1533 and exhibits block-printing (from metal blocks) of high quality. Faber's printing establishment survived in Leipzig until 1945.