Ein Sternlein stand am Himmel

Ein Sternlein stand am Himmel

Author: Matthias Claudius
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Matthias Claudius

Claudius, Matthias, son of Matthias Claudius, Lutheran pastor at Reinfeld in Holstein (near Lübeck), was born at Reinfeld, Aug. 15, 1740. An ancestor, who died as a Lutheran pastor in 1586, had Latinized his name, Claus Paulsen, to Claudius Pauli, and his descendants had adopted Claudius as their surname. Claudius entered the University of Jena, in 1759, as a student of theology, but being troubled with an affection of the chest, and finding little attraction in the Rationalism of Jena, he turned his attention to law and languages. After a short visit to Copenhagen, as private secretary to a Danish count, he joined in 1768 the staff of the Hamburg News Agency (Adress-Comptoirnachrichten). Removing to Wandsbeck, near Hamburg, he undertook i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ein Sternlein stand am Himmel
Author: Matthias Claudius

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Deutsches Liederbuch, Sammlung von Choraelen und Liedern fuer Schule und Haus #d62
Lieder-Perlen, eine Sammlung von Liedern geistlichen und gemischten Inhaltsteils in deutscher, teils in englische Sprache #d27
Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #195Page Scan
Psalterlust fuer die Christliche Jugend #d49
Schulharfe mit bezifferten Noten fuer Sonntags und Wochenschulen #d27
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