Michael Behringer was born in 1956. He first studied church music in Freiburg and, subsequently, organ and harpsichord in Vienna and Amsterdam. He has appeared as harpsichordist and played continuo with many renowned soloists and ensembles, most recently with Jordi Savall, Hesperion XX, the Freiburger Barockorchester and the Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble under the direction of Thomas Hengelbrock. He was involved with the production of various CD’s for a Bach-Gesamtaufnahme (recording of the complete works), as well as other editions of Bach’s music. Michael Behringer teaches harpsichord and continuo playing at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg.