Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads.
Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >
Display Title: Fra Himlen kom et veldigt VeirFirst Line: Fra Himlen kom et veldigt VeirAuthor: M. B. LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Femte Søndag efter Hellig Tre-Kongers Dag | Til Hoimesse; Fifth Sunday after Holy Three Kings Day | High Mass; First Pentecost | Evening; Første Pintsedag | Til Aftensang
Display Title: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirFirst Line: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirDate: 1890Subject: Den Heillig-Aands Naadevirkninger i Almindelighed | ; First Pentecost | Evening; Første Pintsedag | Aftensang; Psalmer ved Missionsmøder | ; Psalms at Mission Meetings | ; The Blessings of the Holy Spirit |
Display Title: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirFirst Line: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirAuthor: LandstadDate: 1919Subject: Chief Cornerstone | ; Church Growth | ; Femte Søndag efter Hellig 3 Kongers Dag | Til Høimesse -Til Sekund Tekstrækkes Evangelium; Fifth Sunday after Epiphany | ; Første Pinsedag | Til Aftengudstjeneste; Hovedhjørnestenen | ; Kirkens Vækst | ; Pentecost |