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Paraphraser (into German): Ignaz Franz (1719-1790)
Ignaz Franz, 1719-1790
Born: October 12, 1719, Protzau, Silesia.
Died: August 19, 1790, Breslau, Silesia (now Wrocław, Poland).
A Roman Catholic priest, Franz is remembered as a hymnologist and compiler. He studied in Glaz and Breslau, and served as chaplain at Gross-Glogau (1753), archpriest at Schlawa, and assessor to the apostolic vicar’s office in Breslau (1766). His works include:
Katholisches Gesangbuch, circa 1744
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GROSSER GOTT was set to the German versification in the Katholisches Gesangbuch (see above). Variants of the tune abound; the version found in the Psalter Hymnal came from Johann Schicht's Allgem…
Display Title: Grand Dieu, nous te bénissonsFirst Line: Grand Dieu, nous te bénissonsTune Title: GROSSER GOTTAuthor: Ignaz Franz (1719-1790); Henri-Louis Empeytaz (1790-1853)Meter: 78 78 77Date: 1998Subject: Communion of Saints | ; Martyrs | ; Praise of God | ; Trinity | ; You are God (Te Deum) |Source: You Are God (Te Deum, Latin hymn, 400?)