Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads.
Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >
Display Title: Herre, Gud Fader, du vor høi'ste Trøst!First Line: Herre, Gud Fader, du vor høi'ste Trøst!Tune Title: [Herre, Gud Fader, du vor høi'ste Trøst!]Author: LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Almindelig Bededag | Til Ottesang og Høimesse; Confession of Faith | ; Entrance | ; Omvendelsen | ; Ordinary Prayer Day | High Mass; Repentance | ; Til Indgang | ; Troens Bekjendelse |Source: Latin fra Middelald