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Die Morgensonne gehet auf

Die Morgensonne gehet auf

Author: G. P. Harsdörfer, 1607-1648
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: G. P. Harsdörfer, 1607-1648

Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp, was b. at Nürnberg apparently on Nov. 1, 1607. He studied law at the Universities of Altdorf and Strassburg; and after five years spent in travelling in France, Holland, England and Italy, returned to Niirnberg in 1630. In 1637 he was appointed assessor of the Lower Court, and in 1655 senator (Rathsherr). He died at Nürnberg, Sept. 19 or 20, 1658. He was joint founder with J. Klaj of the Pognitz Shepherd and Flower Order in 1644, of which he became the President. His hymns appeared mostly in his Hertzbewegliche Sonntagsandachten, Nürnberg, 1649 [Wernigerode]; in his Nathan und Jotham, Nürnberg, 1650-1651 [2nd edition 1651-59 in Berlin]; and in the works of his friend J. M. Dilherr. Few of his hymns are still… Go to person page >

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