August Crull

August Crull
Short Name: August Crull
Full Name: Crull, August, 1845-1923
Birth Year: 1845
Death Year: 1923

August Crull was born January 27, 1845 in Rostock, Germany, where his father, Hofrat Crull, was a lawyer. He was educated at the Gymnasium in Rostock, and at Concordia College in St. Louis and Fort Wayne where he graduated in 1862. His father died soon after he began studying at the Gymnasium. His mother then married Albert Friedrich Hoppe, who later became the editor of the St. Louis edition of Luther's Works. In 1865, Crull graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He became assistant pastor at Trinity Church in Milwaukee and also served as Director of the Lutheran High School. Later he was pastor of the Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. From 1873 to 1915, he was professor of the German language and literature at Concordia College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. After his retirement he returned to Milwaukee, where he died on February 17, 1923. His first wife and three of his four children preceded him in death. His second wife, Katharina John, survived him by many years.

Crull was a distinguished hymnologist and translated many hymns that appeared in several Lutheran hymnals. He published a German grammar and edited a book of devotions, Das walte Gott, based on the writings of Dr. C.F.W. Walther. His project of translating Lutheran hymns so they would be accessible to American Lutherans bore its first fruits when he published a book of English hymns at the Norwegian Synod publishers in Decorah, in 1877.

Texts by August Crull (48)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Abide, O dearest JesusA. Crull (Author)English23
Come, Thou precious Ransom, comeA. Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English13
Cristo, en nosotros quedaAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator (English))Spanish1
Draw us to Thee, For then shall we walk in Thy steps foreverA. Crull (Author)English21
Draw us to Thee, Lord Jesus, And we will doAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English1
From eternity, O GodAugust Crull (Translator)English4
God from all eternityA. Crull (Author)English5
God loved our erring mortal raceProf. A. Crull (Translator)1
God loved the world so that He gaveAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English17
How can I thank thee, LordAugust Crull (Translator)English10
I am content, my Jesus liveth stillA. Crull (Author)English12
I leave all things to God's direction; He loves me both in joy and woeAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English8
Jesus, I will ponder nowA. Crull (Author)English17
Jesus, Jesus, only Jesus Rev. August Crull (Translator)English27
Jesus lives, he bursts the graveA. Crull (Author)1
Jesus, O my King and SaviorA. Crull (Author)1
Let all together praise our God, Before His highest throne (Crull)August Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English3
Let all together praise our God, Before His glorious throne (Janzow)August Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator (st. 2))English1
Lord God, to us fore'er secureA. Crull (Author)1
Lord God, who art my Father dearA. Crull (Translator)English3
Lord Jesus Christ, strong hero thouA. Crull (Author)English4
Lord Jesus Christ, you set us freeAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English2
O dearest Jesus, thee I prayA. Crull (Author)English2
O God, forsake me not, Thy gracious presence lend me August Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English10
O God, thou righteous, faithful LordA. Crull (Translator)English6
O Holy Ghost eternal GodA. Crull (Author)English4
O Jesus, Lamb of God, Thou artAugust Crull (Translator)English6
O Jesus, Lamb of God, who artA. Crull (Author)English2
O Lamb of God, most blamelessA. Crull (Author)1
O Lord God Father, thanks to theeA. Crull (Author)1
O Lord our Father, thanks to TheeA. Crull (Author)7
O how great is Thy compassionAugust Crull, d. 1923 (Translator)English8
Our God so loved the world that heAugust Crull (Translator)English6
Praise God the Lord, ye sons of menA. Crull (Author)English19
Praise God, ye Christians, all praise yeA. Crull (Author)1
Rejoice, rejoice, ye sons of men, alwayA. Crull (Author)English2
Rejoice, ye sons of men, alwayA. Crull (Author)English2
Renew me, O eternal LightAugust Crull (Translator)English11
Send, O God, a gentle showerA. Crull (Author)English5
Tanto al mundo Dios amóAugust Crull (Tr. al inglés)Spanish3
Thank God, my Jesus cleanseth meA. Crull (Author)2
The Lord hath helped me hitherto, by His surpassing favorA. Crull (Author)English10
The Lord, my God, be praisedAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English9
There is within this heart of mineA. Crull (Author)English6
Through Jesus' blood and meritAugust Crull (Translator)English6
To thee, Lord Jesus, thanks we giveA. Crull (Author)English7
What is the world to meAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English13
Where wilt Thou go, since night draws nearA. Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English10
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