Es klopft ein Fremdling an die Tuer

Es klopft ein Fremdling an die Tuer

Author: J. B. Atchinson; Translator: William Horn
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: J. B. Atchinson

Atchinson, Jonathan Bush, born at Wilson, New York, Feb. 17, 1840, and "licensed as a Methodist Preacher," Sept. 6, 1874. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. Behold the stone is rolled away. [Easter.] This was Mr. Atchinson's first hymn. It appeared in the Sunday School Times, Dec. 1874. It is not in use in Great Britain. 2. Fully persuaded, Lord, I believe. [Faith.] Written in 1874 or 1875, and first published in Gospel Hymns, No. 1. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 149, with music by W. F. Sherwin. 3. I have read of a beautiful city. [Heaven.] Written about the same time as the former, and published in Gospel Hymns. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 4… Go to person page >

Translator: William Horn

Horn, William. (Germany, May 1, 1839--April 27, 1917). Evangelical. Come to United States in 1855, settled in Wisconsin. Licensed in 1861, ordained elder 1866, presiding elder 1871, bishop 1891. Editor of various Evangelical German-language publications, including Das Evangelische Magazin and Christliche Kinderfreund. Editor of German weekly of the Evangelical Association, 1883, Christliche Botschafter. Editor of Evangelisches Gesangbuch, 1877, for which he supplied a number of hymns. His most famous hymn was "Pure and free from all corruption." He wrote 24 hymns in all, and has been called one of the greatest of the German writers in America. Translated many English hymns into German. Retired as bishop in 1915. --Robert S. Wilson,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Es klopft ein Fremdling an die Tuer
Author: J. B. Atchinson
Translator: William Horn
Language: German
Refrain First Line: O lass deinen Heiland jetzt ein
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien für den öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #555[342]Page Scan
Gebet- und Danklieder fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlungen #d31
Gebet- und Danklieder, Nr. 2, fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlung #d46
Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d181
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