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Conrad Paumann

b. Nuremberg, c.1410; d. Munich, 24 January 1473

German lutenist/organist/composer; blind from birth.

Inventor of lute tablature, according to Sebastian Virdung.

The two major manuscripts associated with his circle are:

D-B, Mus. ms. 40613, Das Lochamer Liederbuch, Nuremberg, mid 15th century

D-Mbs, Mus. Ms. 3725 (olim Cim. 352b), Das Buxheimer Orgelbuch, c.1460-1470