Nicht anszusingen

Du kammst vom Himmel uns zu dienen

Author: Christoph Christian Sturm
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Christoph Christian Sturm

Sturm, Christoph Christian, son of Johann Jakob Sturm, lawyer (Imperial notary) at Augsburg, was born at Augsburg, Jan. 25, 1740. He studied at tlie universities of Jena (M.A. 1761) and Halle. He was then appointed, in 1762, as one of the masters in the Paedagogium at Halle, and in 1765 became Conrector of the school at Sorau, in Brandenburg. In 1767 he returned to Halle as fourth pastor of the Market Church, and became third pastor in the same year. He left Halle in 1769, to become second pastor of the church of the Holy Spirit at Magdeburg, where he passed the happiest part of his professional life, and where he wrote most of his devotional works. Finally, in 1778, he was appointed chief pastor of St. Peter's Church at Hamburg. Here he at… Go to person page >

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First Line: Du kammst vom Himmel uns zu dienen
Title: Nicht anszusingen
Author: Christoph Christian Sturm
Refrain First Line: Und h'tt' ich mehr als tausend Sungen

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