Dir Dank ich für mein Leben

Dir Dank ich für mein Leben

Author: Christian F. Gellert
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Christian F. Gellert

Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von Lüttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or l… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dir Dank ich für mein Leben
Author: Christian F. Gellert



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Deutsche Gesangbuch fuer die Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten Herausgegeben mit kirchlicher Genehmigung #d86

Deutsches Liederbuch, Sammlung von Choraelen und Liedern fuer Schule und Haus #d47

Gesangbuch fuer die Evangelisch-protestantischen Gemeinden von Nord-Amerika #d21

Neues Reformirtes Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelisch-Reformirten Gemeinen in Nord-Amerika ... nebst den Psalmen Davids #d91

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