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 >
Translator: Carl Doving
Born: March 21, 1867, Norddalen, Norway.
Died: October 2, 1937, Chicago, Illinois.
Buried: Decorah, Iowa.
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LES COMMANDEMENS (French for "the commandments"), a rich and graceful tune in the Hypo-Ionian mode (major), was used in the Genevan Psalter (1547) for the Decalogue and for Psalm 140, and later in British psalters and in the Lutheran tradition. The first setting in the Psalter Hymnal derives from Cl…
Display Title: I Come to Thee, O Blessed LordFirst Line: I come to Thee, O blessed LordTune Title: WENN WIR IN HÖCHSTEN NÖTEN SEINAuthor: Magnus Brostrup Landstad, 1802-1880; Carl Doving, 1867-1937Meter: LMDate: 1994Subject: Communion | ; Confession | ; Lord's Supper |
Display Title: I Come to Thee, O Blessed LordFirst Line: I come to Thee, O blessed LordTune Title: WENN WIR IN HÖCHSTEN NÖTEN WEINAuthor: M. B. Landstad, 1802-80; C. Døving, 1867-1937Meter: L MDate: 1996Subject: Confession and Absolution | ; Trinity 19 |