Tollius held an early on post being a choir get good at in Amersfoort. In 1570 he journeyed to Italy where he offered on the Rieti Cathedral and afterwards joined up with the Franciscan purchase. After departing the purchase in 1585 he visited Rome. The Bishop of Padua granted him program in his chapel in 1589 and by 1601 Tollius was portion in Denmark in the chapel of Christian IV. The vocal music which he constructed included both sacred and secular functions noted because of their innovative style maybe even indicating a move on the Baroque.