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Ach Gott, wie lang vergisst du mein

Ach Gott, wie lang vergisst du mein

Author: Mattheus Greiter
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Mattheus Greiter

Greitter, Matthäus, was a monk and chorister of Strassburg Cathedral, but in 1524 espoused the cause of the Reformation. In 1528 he was appointed assistant pastor of St. Martin's Church, and afterwards at St. Stephen's. When the Interim [Agricola] was forced on Strassburg, he was the only one of the Lutheran pastors that sought to further it, a course which he afterwards deeply regretted. His death is dated by Wetzel, i. 349, as Dec. 20, 1550; by the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, ix. 636, as Nov. 20, 1550; while Koch, ii. 104, says he died of the pestilence in 1552. Greitter was a distinguished musician, and with his friend Dachstein (q.v.) edited the Strassburg Kirchen ampt, 1524-5. Four psalm tunes by Greitter, and one by Dachstein we… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ach Gott, wie lang vergisst du mein
Author: Mattheus Greiter
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gesangbuch der evangelisch-Lutherischen St. Markus Kirche #d8

Vollstaendiges Marburger Gesang-Buch, zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit ... #d18

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Vollständiges Marburger Gesang-Buch #144

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