Elisabeth Ehrenborg-Posse

Short Name: Elisabeth Ehrenborg-Posse
Full Name: Ehrenborg-Posse, Elisabeth, 1818-1880
Birth Year: 1818
Death Year: 1880

Posse, Catharina Elizabeth Ehrenborg. (Råbäck, Sweden, July 22, 1818--July 22, 1880). Lutheran. Inherited her mother's interest in literature and began writing poetry at an early age. Became active in Sunday School work. Studied at a seminary in England for six months. Upon return to Sweden became director of a teacher training school associated with the deaconess organization. With this closed, she began her own school. Married A.J. Posse in 1856 and assisted him in the publication of a newspaper, Wäktaren (The Watchman). Had a deep interest in the Christian education of children and wrote and translated many hymns and songs for schools. Translated several English songs which appeared under the title Andeliga sånger för barn (Spiritual Songs for Children). Two more editions appeared later. Pilgrims-Sånger included some of her works. Author of "Så älskade Gud värlen all" (For God So Loved the World). Adapter of "När juldags morgon glimmar" (When Christmas Morn Is Breaking).

--J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives

See also: Elizabeth Ehrenborg-Posse and Katarina E. Posse.

Texts by Elisabeth Ehrenborg-Posse (9)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
For God so loved all the worldBetty Ehrenborg-Posse (Author)2
Her en Kilde rinder, Salig hvo den finderBetty Ehrenhorg (Author)3
Här en källa rinnerBetty Ehrenborg-Posse (Author)Swedish6
Jag vet en äng så frisk och grönBetty Ehrenberg (Author)Swedish2
Merciful Savior, come and be my comfortKatharina Elisabet Posse, 1818-1880 (Author)1
När juldagsmorgon glimmarBetty Ehrenborg-Posse (Author)7
Så älskade Gud världen allBetty Ehrenborg-Posse (Author)11
When Christmas morn is dawning, I wish that I could beElisabeth Ehrenborg-Posse (Attributed to)English3
When Christmas morn is dawning, In Faith I would repairElisabeth Ehrenborg-Posse (Author (attributed to))English4
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