Johann Pachelbel was born in Nuremberg, Germany.
Pachelbel was an acclaimedGerman Baroque composer, organist, and teacher whobrought the south Germanorgan tradition to its peak.
Pachelbels work enjoyed massivepopularity during his lifetime; hehad a large number of pupils and his music became a model for the composers of south and centralGermany. Today Pachelbel is bestknown for his Canon in D; it is the only canon he wrote. It’s become known as “Pachelbel’s Canon.”