Des Herrn Erdenwallen

Einst unser Herr auf Erden war [ging]

Author: Matthias Claudius
Published in 12 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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349 Lieder fuer Schule und Haus in den Vereinigsten Staaten #d53

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Deutsches Liederbuch #224

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Frohe Lieder und Brüder-Harfe #289

Liederbuch für die Jugend #d25

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Liederbuch für Sonntagschulen #201

Liederbuch für Sonntagsschulen #d45

Liederlust und Psalter #d25

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Muntere Lieder #50

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Perlen und Blüthen #179

Sonntags-Schul-Harfe #d29

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Sonntags-Schul-Harfe #139

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