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Hört, wie die Wächter schrein

Hört wie die wächter schrein, es ist nun Mitternacht

Translator: John Dreisbach; Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: CAMBRIDGE (Harrison)
Published in 20 hymnals

Translator: John Dreisbach

Dreisbach, John (or Johannes). (Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania, 1789--1871). Evangelical. Self-educated, proficient in both German and English. Licensed at age 17, was assistant to Albright, the founder of his denomination. Was leader of his denomination from 1808: secretary of Conference, presiding elder 1814, publishing agent 1820. With Henry Niebel compiled Das Geistliche Saitenspiel (1817), with Daniel Bertolet compiled Eine Sammlung Neuer Geistlicher Lieder (1821), which included many of his own hymns. Wrote or translated 31 of the 149 hymns in the extremely popular and persistent Geistlich Viole (1818), which has been described as the most important German-language hymnbook of the pre-Civil War period. Dreisbach's purchase (at a cost… Go to person page >

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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Allgemeine Lieder-Sammlung zum Gegrauch für den privaten und öffentlichen Gottesdienst. (6th Aufl.) #309

Deutsches Christliches Gesangbuch der Amischen Christlichen Kirche #d74

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #286

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Die allgemeine Lieder-Sammlung zum privat und öffentlichen Gottes-Dienst #309

Die Geistliche Viole #d38

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Die Geistliche Viole #58

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Die Geistliche Viole #80

Die Geistliche Viole #d54

Eine Sammlung von Psalmen, Lobgesaengen, und Geistlichen Liedern #d123

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d92

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien für den öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #428[704]

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #G80

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #G80

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #166

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d289

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d352

Glaubens-Lieder #d206

Neue Sammlung von Psalmen, Lobgesaengen und Geistlichen Liedern ... der Alten Brueder ... #d106

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