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Dir, Vater, dankt mein Herz und singt

Dir, Vater, dankt mein Herz und singt

Author: Johann Caspar Lavater
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Author: Johann Caspar Lavater

Lavater, Johann Caspar, son of Johann Heinrich Lavater, physician in Zürich, was born at Zürich, Nov. 15, 1741. He entered the Academic Gymnasium at Zürich in 1758, and in the end of 1759 began his studies in its theological department. After completing his course he was ordained in the spring of 1762, but did not undertake any regular clerical work till April 1769, when he was appointed diaconus of the Orphanage church at Zürich, where he became pastor in 1775. In July 1778 he was appointed diaconus of St. Peter's church, and in Dec. 1786 pastor there. When, during the Revolutionary period, the French laid the Swiss Cantons under contribution, and then in April 1799 deported ten of the principal citizens of Zürich, Lavater felt compel… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dir, Vater, dankt mein Herz und singt
Author: Johann Caspar Lavater

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