Heinrich, Hans, and the Thirty Years War

Published: 28th April 2021

Rory McCleery speaks to Peter H. Wilson, Professor of the History of War at Oxford University, and author of ‘The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy’. They discuss the origins of the war, and its impact on life, culture, and Heinrich Schütz, who wrote his Kleine Geistliche Konzerte during this time of war, famine, and plague.


Professor Peter H. Wilson is Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of All Souls College. His research interests are centred on the impact of war in European and World Development, as well as the history of the Holy Roman Empire. He is author of ‘The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy’.


Produced by James Hardie

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