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Athanasius Kircher

b. Geisa, 2 May 1602; d. Rome, 27 November 1680

German polymath.

Wrote the following treatise on music:

Kircher, Athanasius. Athanasii Kircheri fuldensis e Soc. Jesu presbyteri Musurgia universalis sive ars magna consoni et dissoni in X libros digesta. Quà universa sonorum doctrina, et philosophia, musicaeque [...] aperiuntur et demonstrantur. Tomus I [-II]. Rome: heirs of Francesco Corbelletti 1650.