Johannes Ott

(c1500 - 1546)

German book dealer and bibliophile. He lived at Nürnberg and edited the song collection 121 neue Lieder published by Formschneider in 1534, an important impulse towards the dissemination of the Lieder repertory. He also edited motets, Masses and a second songbook of 115 pieces (1544)

IVH: The German Lied