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Abend, heller als der Morgen

Abend, heller als der Morgen

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Tune: ELLESDIE
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitschdorf (now Chr¤îstnik) near Liegnitz in Silesia (now Poland) was born at Brauchitschdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Abend, heller als der Morgen
Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #331

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d1

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