Swertner, John, b. Sept. 12, 1746, at Haarlem, in Holland, Moravian minister at various places in England and Ireland; d. at Bristol, March 11, 1813.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
Go to person page >
Author: Johann Muehlmann
Mühlmann, Johannes, son of Hieronymus Mühlmann or Mühlmann, pastor at Pegau, near Leipzig, was born at Pegau, July 28, 1573. He studied at the Universities of Leipzig (M.A. January, 1597) and Jena, and was then for some time Saturday preacher at St. Thomas's Church in Leipzig. In 1599 he was appointed diaconus of the St. Wenzel Church in Naumburg, and in 1604 pastor at Laucha on the Unstrut. In the end of 1604 he became archidiaconus of the St. Nicholas Church at Leipzig, and, in 1607, was also appointed Professor of Theology in the University, and D.D. in 1612. He died of typhus at Leipzig, Nov. 14, 1613. (Allgemeine Deutsch Biographie, xxii. 483; Goedeke's Grundriss, vol. iii., 1887, p. 151, &c.)
Mühlmann was a staunch upholder of Lu… Go to person page >