Michael Weiss was born at Neisse, in Silesia. He was a pastor among the Bohemian Brethren, and a contemporary with Luther. His hymns have received commendation. He died in 1540.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >
Translator: Margaret Barclay
Date of birth verified by letter from The Pilgrim Press to Jean Woodward Steele, 4 January, 1967.
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Melchior Vulpius (b. Wasungen, Henneberg, Germany, c. 1570; d. Weimar, Germany, 1615) composed this tune as a setting for Michael Weisse's hymn "Gelobt sei Gott in höchsten Thron." Weisse's text was published with the tune in Vulpius's Ein Schon Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Because the text dates f…
Display Title: All Praise to God in Highest HeavenFirst Line: All praise to God in highest heavenTune Title: GELOBT SEI GOTTAuthor: Dalton E. McDonald; Margaret Barclay; Michael WeisseMeter: 8.8.8. with AlleluiasScripture: Matthew 28:1-10Date: 1972Subject: Service for the Lord's Day | Opening of Worship; Christian Year | Easter Day