Jan Janca was born 1933 in Danzig and had first organ lessons with his father. From 1950-1955 he studied organ and
composition in Krakow. In 1957, he did not return home from a recital tour, but stayed in Germany and studied
composition with Johann Nepomuk David in Stuttgart and organ with Marcel Dupré in Paris. From 1962 to 1996, he
worked as an organist in Tübingen, as a teacher of music at a theological seminary and at the Hochschule für
Kirchenmusik at Rottenburg.
Published by Strube in “Ausgewählte Choralvorspiele“ Vol. 1 (Advent and Christmas)