Ach, Blätter nur!

Ach, Blätter nur! Das ist betrübt

Author: Lucy E. Akerman; Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Lucy E. Akerman

Akerman, Lucy Evelina, née Metcalf. An American Unitarian writer, daughter of Thomas Metcalf, born at Wrentham, Mass., Feb. 21, 1816, married to Charles Akerman, of Portsmouth, N.H, resided at Providence, R.I., and died there Feb. 21,1874. Mrs. Akerman is known as a hymn writer through her:— Nothing but leaves, the Spirit grieves, which was suggested by a sermon by M. D. Conway, and first published in the N. Y. Christian Observer, cir. 1858. In the Scottish Family Treasury, 1859, p. 136, it is given without name or signature, and was thus introduced into Great Britain. In America it is chiefly in use amongst the Baptists. Its popularity in Great Britain arose out of its incorporation by Mr. Sankey, in his Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 34, a… Go to person page >

Translator: Ernst Gebhardt

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Text Information

First Line: Ach, Blätter nur! Das ist betrübt
Title: Ach, Blätter nur!
English Title: Nothing but leaves the spirit grieves
Author: Lucy E. Akerman
Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Andachtsklaenge #d1

Page Scan

Frohe Botschaft in Liedern #99

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d1

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d1

Harfen-Klaenge #d3

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d2

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