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Ah, come, Thou most beloved guest

Ah, come, Thou most beloved guest

Author: Lueder Mencken
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Lueder Mencken

Mencken, Lüder, LL.D., was born at Oldenburg, Dec. 14, 1658, and became a student of law at the Universities of Leipzig and Jena; graduating at Leipzig, M.A., 1680, LL.D., 1682. In 1682 he became tutor in the faculty of law at Leipzig, and was appointed ordinary professor of law in 1702. After a stroke of paralysis, on June 26, he died at Leipzig, June 29, 1726. The only hymn ascribed to him is:— Ach komm, du süisser Herzens-Gast. Holy Communion. Included in the Geistreiches Gesang-Buch, Darmstadt, 1698, p. 273, in 17 stanzas, and repeated in the Berlin Geistliche Lieder, ed. 1863, No. 467. The translations are (1) "Ah come, thou my heart's sweetest Guest," as No. 684 in pt. i. of the Moravian Hymn Book, 1754. (2) "Ah! come, Thou mos… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ah, come, Thou most beloved guest
Author: Lueder Mencken

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