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 (Paraphraser)Swedish2
Around you, O Lord JesusFrans Michael Franzén (Author)English3
Awake, the watchman criethFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)6
Bereden väg för Herran!F. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish3
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 närF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish3
Din spira, Jesu, sträckes utFranz M. 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 foreverF. M. Franzen (Author)3
Hvad ljus öfver griften!F. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Hvart flyr jag för Gud och hans eniga lag!F. J. Franzen (Translator)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 betraktaFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Jesus haf i ständigt minneFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Jesus in thy memory keepFranzen (Author)2
Jesus keep in memory everFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)3
Kom, o Jesu, väck mitt sinneFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)Swedish3
Look to Jesus Christ thy SaviorFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)4
Look to Jesus till revivingFranz M. Franzen (Author)1
Milde menniskornas vänF. M. Franzen (Translator)Swedish2
Min hvilotimma ljuderFrans Michael Franzen (Author)Swedish2
Når allt omkring mig hvilarF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish3
O Gud, vär broder Abels blodF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
O Gud! vi lofve digF. M. Franzen (Translator )Swedish2
O Herre Gud! gör nåd med migF. M. Franzen (Translator)Swedish2
O Jesu, än de dinaF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
O morgonrodnad! helga ljusF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
På Sinai stod Herren GudF. M. Franzen, d. 1847 (Author)Swedish2
Prepare the royal highwayFrans Mikael Franzén, 1772-1847 (Author)English10
Prepare the way, O ZionFranz Mikael Franzèn (Author)29
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 nearFrans Mikael Franzen (Author)6
The little while I linger hereFrans Michael Franzen, 1772-1847 (Author)6
The Savior is risen Light bursts from the tombFrans M. Franzén (Author)English6
Thine own, O loving SaviorFranz M. Franzen (Author)9
Thy scepter, Jesus, shall extendFranz M. Franzen (Author)English9
Til dit Hus med TakkesangFranz M. Franzen (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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