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: Første Pintsedag | Til Aftensang; First Pentecost | Evening; Femte Søndag efter Hellig Tre-Kongers Dag | Til Hoimesse; Fifth Sunday after Holy Three Kings Day | High Mass
Display Title: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirFirst Line: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirDate: 1890Subject: Første Pintsedag | Aftensang; First Pentecost | Evening; Psalmer ved Missionsmøder | ; Psalms at Mission Meetings | ; Den Heillig-Aands Naadevirkninger i Almindelighed | ; The Blessings of the Holy Spirit |
Display Title: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirFirst Line: Fra Himlen kom et vældigt VeirAuthor: LandstadDate: 1919Subject: Første Pinsedag | Til Aftengudstjeneste; Pentecost | ; Femte Søndag efter Hellig 3 Kongers Dag | Til Høimesse -Til Sekund Tekstrækkes Evangelium; Fifth Sunday after Epiphany | ; Hovedhjørnestenen | ; Chief Cornerstone | ; Kirkens Vækst | ; Church Growth |