Frans Michael Franzén

Frans Michael Franzén
Short Name: Frans Michael Franzén
Full Name: Franzén, Frans Michael, 1772-1847
Birth Year: 1772
Death Year: 1847

Franzén, Franz Michael, was born at Uleabôrg, Finland, in 1772, and educated at the University of Abo, where he became Librarian and Professor of Literary History. He was subsequently Minister at Kumla, Orebro, Sweden, and then of Santa Clara, in Stockholm. He was consecrated Bishop of Hernosand, in 1841, and died there in 1847. (See Supplement to Longfellow's Poets and Poetry of Europe.) Of his pieces one is in English common use. It begins "Jesum haf i ständigt minne," translated by Mrs. Charles in her Christian Life in Song, 1858, p. 250, as "Jesus in Thy memory keep" (Looking unto Jesus). Usually it begins with stanza ii., "Look to Jesus, till, reviving."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Frans Michael Franzén (9 February 1772 – 14 August 1847) was a Swedish-Finnish poet and clergyman. He served as the Bishop of the Diocese of Härnösand.

Texts by Frans Michael Franzén (52)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Ack, döden hafver hädanrycktF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Ack! vi äro alla Adams barn, O Gud!F. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Ajar the temple gates are swingingFranz M. Franzen (Author)3
Allt fullkomnadt är, o Jesu! och du farFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Anda, full af nådeF. M. Franzen (Alterer)Swedish2
Around you, O Lord JesusFrans Mikael Franzén, 1772-1847 (Author)English3
Awake, the watchman criethFranz M. Franzen (Author)English6
Bereden väg för Herran!Frans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish4
Come, O Jesus, and prepare meFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)6
Dawn bursts o'er death's prisonFranz M. Franzen (Author)2
Den korta stund, jag vandrar härFranz M. Franzen (Author)Swedish5
Din sol går bort, men du blir närFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish3
Din spira, Jesu, sträckes utFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish4
Du, som var den minstes vänF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Fader, ogsaa denne gangFranz M. Franzen (Author)Norwegian2
Fridens Gud! oss frid förlänaFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Gud, min Gud! som ville än Frans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Hör, Gud! ännu sin nåd dig bjuderF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
He liveth foreverFranz Michael Franzen, 1772-1847 (Author)English3
Hvad ljus öfver griften!F. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Hvart flyr jag för Gud och hans eniga lag!Frans Michael Franzen (Alterer)Swedish2
Jag lefver och upphöjerFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Jag tår ej se Guds dagFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Jesu dig i djupa nödenFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Jesu, lär mig rätt betraktaF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Jesus haf i ständigt minneF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Jesus, in Thy memory keepFranzen (Author)English2
Jesus keep in memory everFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)English3
Kom, o Jesu, väck mitt sinneFranz M. Franzen (Author)Swedish3
Look to Jesus Christ thy SaviorFranz M. Franzen (Author)4
Look to Jesus, till revivingFranz M. Franzen (Author)English1
Milde menniskornas vänFrans Michael Franzen (Alterer)Swedish2
Min hvilotimma ljuderFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Når allt omkring mig hvilarFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish3
O Gud, vär broder Abels blodFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
O Gud! vi lofve digFrans Michael Franzen (Alterer)Swedish2
O Herre Gud! gör nåd med migF. M. Franzen (Translator)Swedish2
O Jesu, än de dinaFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
O morgonrodnad! helga ljusFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
På Sinai stod Herren GudFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Prepare the royal highwayFrans Mikael Franzén, 1772-1847 (Author)English11
Prepare the way, O ZionFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)English29
Säll är den man som fruktar GudF. M. Franzen (Translator)Swedish2
S'll den somFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)2
The day departs, yet Thou art nearFranz M. Franzen (Author)English6
The little while I linger hereFranz M. Franzen (Author)English6
The Savior is risen Light bursts from the tombFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)English6
Thine own, O loving SaviorF. M. Franzen (Author)English9
Thy scepter, Jesus, shall extendFranz M. Franzen (Author)English9
Til dit Hus med TakkesangFrans Mikael Franzén (Author)Norwegian4
Vak upp, hör väkten ljuderF. J. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
When vesper bells are callingFranz M. Franzen (Author)3

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