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 >
Author: Martin Behm
Behm, Martin, son of Hans Behm [Bohme, Boehm, Behemb, Behem, Boheim, Bohemus or Bohemius], town-overseer of Lauban in Silesia, was born at Lauban, Sept. 16, 1557. During a protracted famine, 1574, Dr. Paul Fabricius, royal physician at Vienna, a distant kinsman, took him to Vienna, where he acted as a private tutor for two years, and then went to Strassburg, where, from Johann Sturm, Rector of the newly founded University, he received much kindness. Returning home at his mother's request after his father's death, May, 1580, he was, at Easter, 1581, appointed assistant in the Town School, and on Sept. 20, ordained diaconus of the Holy Trinity Church. After his senior had been promoted to Breslau the Town Council kept the post nominally vacan… Go to person page >
Display Title: Herre Jesu Krist, mit Levnets LysFirst Line: Herre Jesu Krist, mit Levnets LysDate: 1893Subject: Særlige Salmer | Dodsleiet; Special Hymns | Deathbed; Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly |
Display Title: Herre Jesu Krist, mit Levnets LysFirst Line: Herre Jesu Krist, mit Levnets LysAuthor: M. Behm; LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Særlige Salmer | Dødsleiet; Special Hymns | Deathbed; Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly |