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Herr, nun lass in Friede

Herr, nun lass in Friede

Author: David Behme
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: David Behme

Behme, David, born April 2, 1605, at Bernstadt, in Silesia, became, 1630, Court preacher to Duke Heinrich Wenzel of Munsterberg, and pastor of Vielguth near Bernstadt. In 1638 became pastor of his native town, preacher to the court of Oels, and a member of the Consistory. There he remained as a faithful and exemplary pastor till his death, Feb. 9, 1657 (Koch, iii. 56-57; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, ii. 284). Mützell, 1858, includes six hymns under his name, Nos. 300-305. One has been translated into English. Herr nun lass in Friede. [For the Dying. Founded on the Nunc Dimittis. First appeared in the 5th ed., Breslau, c. 1663, of the Vollstandige Kirchen und Haus Music, p. 962, in 10 stanzas. In Mützell, 1858, No. 301 as a hymn on… Go to person page >

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First Line: Herr, nun lass in Friede
Author: David Behme
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Suggested tune: GOTTES SOHN IST KOMMEN

Herr nun lass in Friede. [For the Dying. Founded on the Nunc Dimittis. First appeared in the 5th ed., Breslau, c. 1663, of the Vollstandige Kirchen und Haus Music, p. 962, in 10 stanzas. In Mützell, 1858, No. 301 as a hymn on the Festival of the Purification of the Virgin Mary. It is translated as, "Lord, now let Thy servant," by Miss Winkworth, 1858, p. 216. [Rev. James Mearns, M. A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d331

Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #d198

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #568

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #568

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #568

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