Flow, my contrite tears, flow faster

Author: Laurentius Laurenti
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Laurentius Laurenti

Laurenti, Laurentius, son of Herr Lorenz, or Laurenti, a burgess of Husum, in Schleswig, was born at Husum, June 8, 1660. He entered the University of Rostock in 1681, and after a year and a half spent there, went to Kiel to study music. In 1684 he was appointed cantor and director of the music at the cathedral church at Bremen. He died at Bremen, May 29, 1722 (Koch, iv. 281; Rotermund's continuation of Jöcher's Gelehrten-Lexicon, iii. 1405, &c). Laurenti was one of the best hymn-writers of the Pietistic school. His hymns are founded on the Gospels for Sundays and Festivals, and they draw out the bearing on the Christian life of the leading thoughts therein contained. They are of noble simplicity; are Scriptural, fervent, and often of genu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Flow, my contrite tears, flow faster
Title: Calvary
German Title: Fließt, ihr Augen, fließt von Tränen
Author: Laurentius Laurenti
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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A Collection of Hymns #101

Chorals and Hymns, Ancient and Modern, Chiefly from the German #d12

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #451

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Hymns for Church and Home #101

Hymns from the Land of Luther #d21

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Hymns from the Land of Luther #107

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