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William W. Orwig

Short Name: William W. Orwig
Full Name: Orwig, William W., 1810-1889.
Birth Year: 1810
Death Year: 1889

Orwig, William. (September 25, 1810--May 29, 1889). Evangelical. Historian, editor, bishop (1859), college president, book agent (1836), promoter of missions. Assisted in making new edition of Das Geistliche Viole, most important hymnbook in German America. Hymns, well-loved, included "Komm Geist vom Thron herab."

--Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives


Texts by William W. Orwig (11)sort descendingAsInstances
Ach, wie ist der Mensch verdorbenWilliam W. Orwig (Author)5
Ach, wie vergehet doch die ZeitWilliam W. Orwig (Author)4
Auf, Christen, freuet euch Das neue JahrWilliam W. Orwig (Author)8
Christi Wunden, Blut und TodWilliam W. Orwig (Author)3
Der Herr ist mein Hirte, o glücklicher StandW. W. Orwig (Author)2
Folget Jesu treulich nach, Folget Jesu treulichWilliam W. Orwig (Author)7
Gerechtigkeit bringt Hell und LebenWilliam W. Orwig (Author)5
Jahre kommen, Jahre gehenW. W. Orwig (Author)1
Komm, Geist vom Thron herabWilliam W. Orwig (Author)26
Mein Hoherpriester du, Mein Koenig und ProphetWilliam W. Orwig (Author)4
O Jesu, wahres LichtWilliam W. Orwig (Author)11
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