Gott ruft der Sonn' and schafft den Mond

Gott ruft der Sonn' and schafft den Mond

Author: Christian F. Gellert
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Christian F. Gellert

Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von Lüttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or l… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gott ruft der Sonn' and schafft den Mond
Author: Christian F. Gellert
Language: German

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Das Gemeinschaftliche Gesangbuch #471

Deutsches Gesangbuch fuer die evangelisch-lutherische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten. Verbesserte Ausg. #d188

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #584

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #584

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #584

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Deutsches Liederbuch #176

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #396

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #396

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d261

Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d253

Wolga Gesangbuch . . . der deutschen evangelischen Kolonien an den Wolga ... #d229

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