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Als Hirten Satzen in der Nacht

Als Hirten Satzen in der Nacht

Author: Nahum Tate
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Nahum Tate

Nahum Tate was born in Dublin and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1672. He lacked great talent but wrote much for the stage, adapting other men's work, really successful only in a version of King Lear. Although he collaborated with Dryden on several occasions, he was never fully in step with the intellectual life of his times, and spent most of his life in a futile pursuit of popular favor. Nonetheless, he was appointed poet laureate in 1692 and royal historiographer in 1702. He is now known only for the New Version of the Psalms of David, 1696, which he produced in collaboration with Nicholas Brady. Poverty stricken throughout much of his life, he died in the Mint at Southwark, where he had taken refuge from his creditors… Go to person page >

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First Line: Als Hirten Satzen in der Nacht
English Title: As shepherds watched their flocks by night
Author: Nahum Tate
Language: German

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Choral Harmonie #66b

Die neue Harmonie, oder eine Neue Sammlung von Kirken-Musik #d2

Die Union Choral Harmonie #d8

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