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Ditt hufvud, Jesu! böjes

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gräfenhaynichen, near Wittenberg, was born at Grafenhaynichen, Mar. 12, 1607. On January 2, 1628, he matriculated at the University of Wittenberg. In the registers of St. Mary's church, Wittenberg, his name appears as a godfather, on July 13, 1641, described still as "studiosus," and he seems to have remained in Wittenberg till at least the end of April, 1642. He appears to have gone to Berlin in 1642 or 1643, and was there for some time (certainly after 1648) a tutor in the house of the advocate Andreas Barthold, whose daughter (Anna Maria, b. May 19, 1622, d. March 5, 1668) became his wife in 1655. During this period he seems to have frequently preached in Berlin. He was appoint… Go to person page >

Alterer: Samuel Ödmann

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Translator: Carl Johan Lohman

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First Line: Ditt hufvud, Jesu! böjes
German Title: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Alterer: Samuel Ödmann
Translator: Carl Johan Lohman
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain
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