Johan Kahl was born 26 June 1721 in Visby, the capital of Gothland island. He worked as a chamber clerk. After moving to Stockholm he drowned in a boat voyage to Sandholm on 9 September 1746. Kahl was a pietist. About 50 of his hymns can be found in Songs of Sion.
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Translator (English): Ernest E. Ryden
Ernest Edwin Ryden is a distinguished Lutheran clergyman who has been a life-long student of hymns. At present he is pastor of Emanuel Lutheran Church in North Grosvenordale, Connecticut. This is the latest of a long series of services he has rendered in the Lutheran Church. For twenty-seven years he was editor of "The Lutheran Companion," the official organ of the former Augustana Lutheran Church. His contributions to hymnody were many. He was a member of the Committee which created the Augustana Hymnal of 1925 to which he contributed eight original hymns and translations. He was co-editor of the Junior Hymnal for which he wrote a number of hymns. He was secretary of the committee which prepared the Service Book and Hymnal. Here again he h… Go to person page >
Display Title: Arise, My Soul, AriseFirst Line: Arise, my soul, arise!Tune Title: NYT YLÖS, SIELUNIAuthor: Johan Kahl, 1721-46; Ernest E. Ryden, 1886-1981Meter: PMDate: 1993Subject: Worship and Praise |
Display Title: Arise, My Soul, Arise!First Line: Nyt ylös sieluni (Arise, my soul, arise!)Tune Title: NYT YLÖS, SIELUNIAuthor: Ernest E. Ryden, 1886-1981; Johan Kahl, 1721-1746Meter: P MDate: 2006Subject: Praise, Thanksgiving | ; Advent | ; Heaven | ; Holy Communion |Source: Halullisten Sjeluhen Hengelliset Laulut, 1790, Finnish tr.