Firmly stand, my native land

Firmly stand, my native land

Author: K. W. Goettling
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Author: K. W. Goettling

Göttling, Karl Wilhelm, born at Jena Jan. 19, 1793, studied at Berlin and elsewhere, became in 1826 professor at Jena, died at Jena Jan. 20, 1869 (Goedeke's Grundriss, viii., 141, &c). He is best remembered by the songs written in his University days, e.g.:— Stehe fest, 0 Vaterland. [National.] Written 1815. In Albert Methfeasel's Commers- und Liederbuch, 1818, G. W. Fink's Musik. Hausschatz der Deutschen, 1842, No. 391, &c. Translated as "Firmly stand, my native land." Mr. J. Spencer Curwen kindly informs us that this is given, without name of translator, in The Vocalist, Boston, U.S., 1844, ed. by Lowell Mason and C. J. Webb. It is in the Baptist Junior Hymnal, 1906, No.119. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of… Go to person page >

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