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Es liegt die Macht in meinen Händen

Author: Meta Heusser-Schweitzer

Heusser-Schweizer, Meta, daughter of Diethelm Schweizer, pastor of the Reformed Church at Hirzel near Zurich, was born at Hirzel, April 6, 1797, and was married in 1821, to Johann Jakob Heusser, a physician at Hirzel. Dr. Heusser died at Hirzel in 1859, and his widow continued to reside there till her death on January 2, 1876 (Koch, vii. 377-381; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xii. 339, 340). She was of a true poetic genius, and may fairly be regarded as the most important of modern German female sacred poets. The Holy Scriptures and the mountain scenery of her lonely home were the chief sources of her poetic inspiration. She was trained in the school of affliction, and her poems breathe the spirit of deep and sincere piety and childlike… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Es liegt die Macht in meinen Händen
Author: Meta Heusser-Schweitzer
Language: German

Timeline

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Ausgewaehlte Psalmen und Lieder fuer kirchlichen und haeuslichen Gebrauch #d85
Deutsches Gesangbuch: eine auswahl geistlicher Lieder aus allen Zeiten der Christlichen Kirche #215Page Scan
Deutsches Gesangbuch: eine auswahl geistlicher Lieder aus allen Zeiten der Christlichen Kirche für kirchliche und häusliche Gebrauch (Neue, verb. und verm. Aufl) #215Page Scan
Die Pilgerharfe: eine sammlung evangelischer lieder, für den Gebrauch gläubig getauster Christen und der Gemeinden des Herrn in Nordamerika #374Page Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #314Page Scan



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