Berent Simon a German theologian of the Jesuit order, was born in Prussia about 1585. He became confessor of prince Alexander of Bologna, and accompanied him in his travels in Germany and Italy. He had also a knowledge of music. He died in Brunsberg, May 16, 1649, leaving Opera duo l' Musicalia Litaniarzum de Nonzine Jesu et Lauretanarum de B. Virgine (1638, 1639). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.