Maria Magdalena Boehmer

Short Name: Maria Magdalena Boehmer
Full Name: Boehmer, Maria Magdalena, 1669-1743
Birth Year: 1669
Death Year (est.): 1743

Böhmer, Maria Magdalena, sister of J. H. Böhmer was born at Hannover, where she died, unmarried, in 1743 or 1741 (Koch, iv. 373; Bode, p. 47). She contributed two hymns (Nos. 655, 660) to Freylinghausen's Gesang-Buch, 1704; while one (No. 430) in his Neues Geistreiches Gesang-Buch, 1714, and four (Nos. 188,193,194,582) in the NeueSammlung, Wernigerode, 1752, are also ascribed to her. The only hymn by her translated into English is—
Eins Christen Herz. [Longing for Heaven.] First published as No. 655 in Freylinghausen's Gesang-Buch, 1704, in 6 stanzas of 6 lines, repeated as No. 701 in the Berlin Geistliche Liedersegen, edition 1863. It is translated as:—
Regardless now of things below. A very free translation by J. Wesley in Stored Poems, 1740 (P. Works, 1868-72, vol. i. p. 222), in 4 st. iIncluded, as No. 6, in the Wesley Hymns & Spiritual Songs, 1753; in the Supplement of 1830 to the Wesleyan Hymn Book; and in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1875. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Maria Magdalena Boehmer (3)sort descendingAsInstances
Ach moecht ich meinen Jesum sehenMaria Magdalena Boehmer (Author)3
Ein's Christen Herz sehnt sichMaria Magdalena Boehmer (Author)3
Regardless now of things belowMaria Magdalena Boehmer (Author)1

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