Erschein', du Morgenstern, leucht' hell in mir

Erschein', du Morgenstern, leucht' hell in mir

Author: Freystein, Johann Burchard Freystein
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Author: Freystein, Johann Burchard Freystein

Freystein, Johann Burchard, son of A. S. Freystein, vice-chancellor of Duke August of Saxony and inspector of the Gymnasium at Weissenfels, was born at Weissenfels, April 18, 1671. At the University of Leipzig he studied law, mathematics, philosophy and architecture. He resided for some time at Berlin and Halle and then went to Dresden as assistant to a lawyer. After graduating L.L.D. at Jena in 1695, he began an independent legal practice at Dresden. In 1703 he became Rath at Gotha, but returned to Dresden in 1709 as Hof-und Justizrath, and was also, in 1713, appointed a member of the Board of Works. Enfeebled by his professional labours, he died of dropsy at Dresden, April 1, 1718 (Bode, p. 70; Blätter für Hymnologie, 1884, pp. 22-24; K… Go to person page >

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First Line: Erschein', du Morgenstern, leucht' hell in mir
Author: Freystein, Johann Burchard Freystein
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