Gnade ist ein schoenes Wort

Gnade ist ein schoenes Wort

Author: Esther Gruenbeck
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Esther Gruenbeck

Grünbeck, Esther, née Magdalene Augusta Naveroffsky, was born at Gotha, Oct. 21, 1717, of a Polish-Jewish family who had become Christians. In 1734 she married Michael Grünbeck, a sculptor in Gotha, and in 1738 with him became a Moravian; entering the Widows' Choir after his death in 1742. Marrying in 1746 David Kirchhof, a baptized Jew, she engaged with him for some time in mission work among the Jews in Prussia and Poland. After his death she became leader of the Widows' Choir at Zeist, near Utrecht, and died there Oct. 13, 1796. In the Historische Nachricht to the Brüder Gesang-Buch,1778 (ed. 1851, p. 205), 8 hymns and part of a ninth in that collection are ascribed to her. Those in English use outside the Moravian hymn-books are:… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gnade ist ein schoenes Wort
Author: Esther Gruenbeck

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen in Nord Amerika (Neue vermehrte Aufl.) #209

Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d169

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