Knorr, Christian, Baron von Rosenroth, son of Abraham Knorr yon Rosenroth, pastor at Altrauden in Silesia, was born at Altrauden, July 15, 1636. After studying at the Universities of Leipzig (where he graduated M.A. 1659, along with J. B. Carpzov, the famous Orientalist) and Wittenberg, he made an extended tour through France, England, and Holland. At Amsterdam he became acquainted with an Armenian prince, with the chief Rabbi, Meier Stern, from Frankfurt-am-Main, with Dr. John Lightfoot, Dr. Henry More, and others, and as the result of intercourse with them, devoted himself to the study of the Oriental languages, of chemistry, and of the cabalistic sciences. For his learning in these departments he was taken into the service of the like-mi… Go to person page >
Translator: Richard Massie
Massie, Richard, eldest son of the Rev. R. Massie, of Goddington, Cheshire, and Rector of Eccleston, was born at Chester, June 18, 1800, and resides at Pulford Hall, Coddington. Mr. Massie published a translation of Martin Luther’s Spiritual Songs, London, 1854. His Lyra Domestica, 1st series, London, 1860, contains translations of the 1st Series of Spitta's Psalter und Harfe. In 1864 he published vol. ii., containing translations of Spitta's 2nd Series, together with an Appendix of translations of German hymns by various authors. He also contributed many translations of German hymns to Mercer's Church Psalter & Hymn Book; to Reid's British Herald; to the Day of Rest, &c. He died Mar. 11,1887.
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Display Title: Come, Thou Bright and Morning StarFirst Line: Come, Thou bright and Morning StarTune Title: MORGENGLANZ DER EWIGKEITAuthor: C. K. von Rosenroth, 1636-89 ; J. R. Hopkins, 1786-1862; R. Massie, 1800-87Meter: 78 78 73Date: 1996
Display Title: Come, Thou Bright and Morning StarFirst Line: Come, Thou Bright and Morning StarTune Title: MORGENGLANZ DER EWIGKEITAuthor: Richard Massie; Christian von RosenrothMeter: 78.78.73Source: In the 1857 edition of the Church Psalter & Hymn Book, by William Mercer