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Forsake me not, O God to whom I'm praying

Forsake me not, O God to whom I'm praying

Author: Christoph Christian Hohlfeldt
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Christoph Christian Hohlfeldt

Hohlfeldt, Christoph Christian, was born Aug. 9, 1776, at Dresden. He became, in 1819, Advocate for the Poor (Armen-Advocat) at the Court of Appeal at Dresden, and died at Dresden, Aug. 7, 1849 (K. Goedeke's Grundriss, 1862 ff., iii. p. 183). His hymns appeared in his Harfenklänge, Dresden and Leipzig, 1823,1830 and 1836. The only one translation into English is:— Verlass mich nicht! 0 du, zu dem ioh flehe. Supplication. In his Harfenklänge, 1836, p. 244, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, entitled "Prayer." Translated as:— Forsake me not! 0 Thou, my Lord, my light, by Mrs. J. P. Morgan, in the Christian Union, 1883. It is a translation of stanzas i., ii., v., and is given as No. 116 in Laudes Domini, New York, 1884. [Rev… Go to person page >

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First Line: Forsake me not, O God to whom I'm praying
Author: Christoph Christian Hohlfeldt
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