Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry.
He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began.
At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >
Display Title: Hvor lifligt er det dog at gaaFirst Line: Hvor lifligt er det dog at gaaAuthor: KingoDate: 1897Subject: Anden Paaskedag | Til Høimesse; Second Easter Day | High Mass; Almindelig Bededag | Til Ottesang og Høimesse; Ordinary Prayer Day | High Mass
Display Title: Hvor lifligt er det dog at gaaFirst Line: Hvor lifligt er det dog at gaaAuthor: KingoDate: 1919Subject: Sjette Søndag efter Hellig 3 Kongers Dag | Til Aftengudstjeneste; Sixth Sunday after Epiphany | ; Septuagesima Sunday | ; Second Sunday after Trinity Sunday | ; Efterfølgelse, Jesu | ; Obedience of Jesus | ; Pilgrimsvandring, de Kristnes | ; The Christian Pilgrimage | ; Anden Søndag efter Trefoldiheds Fest | Til Høimesse -Til Anden Tekstrækkes Evangelium; Anden Søndag efter Trefoldiheds Fest | Til Høimesse -Til Tredje Teksxtækkes Evangelium; Anden Paaskedag | Til Høimesse; Søndag Septuagesima | Til Høimesse -Til Anden Tekstrækkes Evangelium