Freilich [freylich] bin ich arm und bloss

Freilich [freylich] bin ich arm und bloss

Author: Joachim Neander
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Joachim Neander

Neander, Joachim, was born at Bremen, in 1650, as the eldest child of the marriage of Johann Joachim Neander and Catharina Knipping, which took place on Sept. 18, 1649, the father being then master of the Third Form in the Paedagogium at Bremen. The family name was originally Neumann (Newman) or Niemann, but the grandfather of the poet had assumed the Greek form of the name, i.e. Neander. After passing through the Paedagogium he entered himself as a student at the Gymnasium illustre (Academic Gymnasium) of Bremen in Oct. 1666. German student life in the 17th century was anything but refined, and Neander seems to have been as riotous and as fond of questionable pleasures as most of his fellows. In July 1670, Theodore Under-Eyck came to Breme… Go to person page >

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First Line: Freilich [freylich] bin ich arm und bloss
Author: Joachim Neander

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d232

Der Christliche Saenger, eine Sammlung der Vornehmsten und Gebraeuchlichsten Lieder #d42

Ein Neues, Unpartheyisches Gesangbuch zum Allgemeinen Gebrauch des Wahren Gottesdienstes ... 1. Ausg. #d91

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d197

Vollstaendiges Marburger Gesang-Buch, zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit ... #d140

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