Christ, the Lord is risen! O rejoice my soul!

Author: Anders Nilsson

Nilsson, Anders. (Östraby, Sweden, November 10, 1849--October 22, 1912). Lutheran. Emigrated with his parents to America where he began studies at Augustana Seminary. Returned to Sweden and studied at Lund University for three years. Left studies to pastor West Skåne's Mission Society. Began to write poems and hymns which were published in Skånes Missionblad. In 1893 published a collection, Andliga sånger samlade och utgivna av A. Nilsson, of which most were Nilsson originals. Hymns were similar to those of other pietists. Author of "Kristus är uppstånden." --J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives See also: Anders Nilsson. Go to person page >

Translator: Joseph E. Anderson

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Text Information

First Line: Christ, the Lord is risen! O rejoice my soul!
Swedish Title: Kristus är uppstånden
Author: Anders Nilsson
Translator: Joseph E. Anderson (1946)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sing, then, heir of heaven
Publication Date: 1950
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1950.


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The Hymnal of the Evangelical Mission Covenant Church of America #164

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