Giv mig den Fred

Unknown: Elevine Heede

Heede, Elevine. (Arendal, Norway, 1820-1883). A Norwegian teacher, who studied in France and England as well, and who was also a teacher in a Methodist seminary in Oslo, Norway, from 1873-1883. She was at the same time the editor of the Methodist Sunday School weekly magazine Børnenes Søndagsblad, in which she published from 1874 onward her own Norwegian renderings of the Sankey songs. She also published her own compositions in this magazine. These songs soon came out in books, first called De lille Zions Harpe, then Zions Harpe I (containing 160 songs) and Zions Harpe II (containing 103 songs). Her own songs were "borrowed" widely and wildly, without crediting her. Even the Norwegian-Danish Methodist Conference hymnal Evangeliske Toner (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Giv mig den fred, som du
Title: Giv mig den Fred
Unknown: Elevine Heede
Language: Norwegian
Publication Date: 1906
Notes: Elevine Heede's name written in pen on the page.
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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