Der Hirtenruf

Author: J. M. Driver

Rv John Merritte Driver DD PhD DL USA 1857-1918. Born in Jefferson County,IL, he attended Illinois Agricultural College and Boston University. He married Elzire (Elsie) Louise Wiley in 1880, and they had an adopted son, Merritte. He was ordained a Methodist Episcopal minister and served, beginning in Prairie, IL in 1880, and at a number of churches in Chicago and other cities. He pastored the People's Church, Chicago, IL, 1902-07. He was a member of the American & Asiatic Archaelogical Society. He traveled extensively in Europe. He was a lecturer, orator, and writer. He wrote several books, including fiction, history, travel, and a number of hymn lyrics and a few tunes. He co-edited “Songs of the soul” (1885). John Perry Go to person page >

Translator: Carl Röhl

(no biographical information available about Carl Röhl.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christus erschien, Heil uns! Heil uns!
Title: Der Hirtenruf
English Title: Jesus is born, Good news, good news
Translator: Carl Röhl
Author: J. M. Driver
Language: German
Refrain First Line: O hörst du den Ruf?
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #42

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