Er führet mich, Gedanke süß

Translator: P. W. Bickel

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Author: Joseph H. Gilmore

Joseph H. Gilmore (b. Boston, MA, 1834; d. Rochester, NY, 1918) Educated at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, Massachusetts, Gilmore was ordained to the Baptist ministry in 1862. He served churches in Fisherville, New Hampshire, and Rochester, New York. In 1868 he was appointed to the English faculty at the University of Rochester, where he served until retirement in 1911. He published various literary works, including Outlines of English and American Literature (1905). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: Er führet mich, Gedanke süß
English Title: He Leadeth Me O Blessed Thought
Author: Joseph H. Gilmore
Translator: P. W. Bickel
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Er führet mich, er führet mich
Copyright: Public Domain


HE LEADETH ME (Bradbury)

After seeing Gilmore's text in the Boston Watchman and Reflector, William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed AUCHTON for those words. Bradbury arranged the text into a stanza/refrain structure, added the final line of the refrain, and published the hymn in his The Golden Censor in 1864. AUCHTON (also kn…

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