Leah Stuttard

Leah Stuttard is a medieval harpist, singer, composer and arranger. She works globally with well known ensembles such as Hesperion XXI and Micrologus. Her current solo show 'Sacred Fragments' will be recorded in early 2018. Meanwhile, she's busy researching new programmes with her favourite Danish/Swedish singer, Agnethe.

Some things you might not know about Luther – I

Posted by on 29 Aug 2017

Some things you might not know about Luther – I

This is the first of a short series!

 

His name was originally Luder, a bit unfortunate as it means “bait”, a slang word for scoundrel or lout. He changed it just before publishing his 95 theses in 1517, becoming a classy sounding latinised “Eleutherius”, suggesting his freedom in God through Christ.