Baumeister, Karl August, a Protestant theologian of Germany, was born at Görlitz August 21, 1741. In 1779 he joined the Moravian Brethren, who elected him in 1814 as their bishop. He died at Herrnbut on August 8, 1818. He is the author of some fine hymns which are to be found in the Moravian hymn-book.
NN, Hymnary editor. Source: Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature ..., Volume 1 Go to person page >