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Gud säger, att den salig är

Gud säger, att den salig är

Alterer: Johan Olaf Wallin; Translator: Haqvin Spegel
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Alterer: Johan Olaf Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… Go to person page >

Translator: Haqvin Spegel

Haquin Spegel (Haqvin) (14 June 1645 – 17 April 1714), born Håkan Spegel in Ronneby in Blekinge (today in Sweden), was a religious author and hymn writer who held several bishop's seats. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gud säger, att den salig är
Alterer: Johan Olaf Wallin
Translator: Haqvin Spegel
Source: German
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819 #292

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