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German composer Johann Hermann Schein was born on this date in 1586. He was one of the first German composers to import Italian innovations into German music. He composed both sacred and secular music until he achieved his final musical position where he wrote only sacred music. He remained in this post until his death. 100 years later, Johann Sebastian Bach held the same position. What was Schein's last professional post?
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