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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 (49)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Abide, O dearest JesusA. Crull (Author)English22
Come, Thou precious Ransom, comeAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English13
Cristo, en nosotros quedaAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator (English))Spanish1
Draw us to Thee, for then shall we walkAugust Crull, d. 1923 (Translator)English21
Draw us to Thee, Lord Jesus, And we will hasten onAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English1
From eternity, O GodAugust Crull, d. 1923 (Translator)English4
God from all eternityA. Crull (Author)5
God loved our erring mortal raceProf. A. Crull (Translator)1
God loved the world so that He gaveAugust Crull, 1846-1923 (Translator)English16
How can I thank thee, LordA. Crull (Author)English10
I am content, my Jesus liveth stillAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English11
I leave all things to God's direction; He loves me both in joy and woeAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English7
Jesus, I will ponder nowA. Crull (Author)English16
Jesus, Jesus, only Jesus A. Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English28
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 glorious throne (Janzow)August Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator (st. 2))English1
Let all together praise our God, Before His highest throne (Crull)August Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English2
Lord God, to us fore'er secureA. Crull (Author)1
Lord God, who art my Father dearA. Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English3
Lord Jesus Christ, strong hero thouA. Crull (Translator)4
Lord Jesus Christ, you set us freeAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English2
Lord Jesus, we give thanks to TheeAugust Crull (Translator (from German))English2
O dearest Jesus, thee I prayA. Crull (Author)3
O God, forsake me notAugust Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English10
O God, thou righteous, faithful LordRev. August Crull (Translator)6
O Holy Ghost eternal GodA. Crull (Author)3
O how great is Thy compassionA. Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)English8
O Jesus, Lamb of God, who artA. Crull (Author)2
O Jesus, Lamb of God, Thou artAugust Crull (Translator)English6
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
Our God so loved the world that heA. Crull (Author)5
Praise God the Lord, ye sons of menAugust Crull, 1846-1923 (Translator (from German))English19
Praise God, ye Christians, all praise yeA. Crull (Author)1
The Lord, my God, be praisedA. Crull (Author)English9
Rejoice, rejoice, ye sons (Freund)A. Crull (Author)1
Rejoice, ye sons of men, alwayA. Crull (Author)1
Renew me, O eternal LightAugust Crull (Author)English10
Send, O God, a gentle showerA. Crull (Author)4
Tanto al mundo Dios amóAugust Crull (tr. al inglés)Spanish2
Thank God, my Jesus cleanseth meA. Crull (Author)2
The Lord hath helped me hithertoA. Crull, 1846-1923 (Translator)English, Malagasy10
There is within this heart of mineA. Crull (Author)5
Through Jesus' blood and meritA. Crull (Author)English5
To thee, Lord Jesus, thanks we giveA. Crull (Author)English6
What is the world to meA. Crull (Author)English12
Where wilt Thou go, since night draws nearA. Crull, 1845-1923 (Translator)10
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