Mancinus was students of Rostock School in 1567. He could attend due to a scholarship or grant he received from Duke Johann Albrecht von Mecklenburg. He became the kantor of Schwerin in 1572 where his duties included performing during providers and meals. He still left for a short while to be the Kapellmeister at Gustrow but was recalled to Schwerin in 1579. Between 1579 and 1583 he offered in Berlin and Groningen, where, in 1587 he was asked to discovered a musical university in Germany. The Wolfenbuttel Hofkantorei was the leading musical college in every of Germany where in fact the way was ready for Michael Praetorius. Mancinus’ most noteable compositions had been his Interest dramas. He searched for financial support for the publication of 67 motets but just six are extant. These functions show musical artisanship that methods one of the better of German compositions from the late sixteenth hundred years.