Born: November 10, 1483, Eisleben, Germany.
Died: February 18, 1546, Eisleben, Germany.
Buried: Schloss-Kirche, Wittenberg, Germany.
Luther began the Protestant Reformation in 1517, and the Lutheran denomination bears his name to this day. In addition to being a reformer, he was active in church music.
Source: The Cyber Hymnal