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: Johann Baptist von Albertini
Albertini, Johann Baptist. s. of Jakob Ulrich v. Albertini, a native of the Grisons, Switzerland, who had joined the Moravians, and settled among them at Neuwied, near Coblenz, b. at Neuwied Feb. 17, 1769. After passing through the Moravian school at Niesky, and their Theological Seminary at Barby, in both of, which he had Friedrich Schlciermacher as a fellow-student, he was, in 1788, appointed one of the masters in the Moravian school at Niesky, and in 1789 at Barby. In 1796, he was appointed tutor at the Theological Seminary at Niesky, and ordained as diaconus of the Moravian Church. Up to this time he had devoted himself chiefly to the study of the Oriental languages, and of botany, but now his studies of Holy Scripture for his theologic… Go to person page >
Display Title: Hjem jeg længes, Ak, i VerdenFirst Line: Hjem jeg længes, Ak, i VerdenDate: 1893Subject: All Saints Day | For Evening; Alle Helgens Dag | Til Aftensang; Fourth Sunday after Trinity Sunday | For Evening; Første Pintsedag | Til Aftensang; Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly |
Display Title: Hjem jeg længes, Ak, i VerdenFirst Line: Hjem jeg længes, Ak, i VerdenTune Title: [Hjem jeg længes, Ak, i Verden]Author: J. B. v. Albertini; M. B. LandstadDate: 1897Subject: All Saints Day | For Evening; Alle Helgens Dag | Til Aftensang; Fjerde Søndag efter Trefoldigheds Fest | Til Aftensang; Fourth Sunday after Trinity Sunday | Evening; Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly |