I himmelen, i himmelen

Translator: Johan Åström

Åström, Johan. (Gaevle, Sweden, November 30, 1767--February 29, 1844). Lutheran. Ordained in 1793, he was briefly pastor of the German church in Norrkoeping, then appointed rector (1805) at Tuna and Stavby and (1821) at Sigtune and Altuna; assisted Archbishop J.O. Wallin in preparing the Psalmbok (1816-1818). The 1819 edition contained 11 of his hymns and several translations. --Don Hustad, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Author: Laurentius Laurentii Laurinus

Laurinus became a principal in Söderköping, Sweden, in 1603, and in 1609, a rector in Haradshammar in Linköping diocese, Östergötland, later a dean. But he was known as a poet in the Swedish, German and Latin languages. His works include: Musicae rudimenta pro incipientibus necessaria, 1622 Symbola Heroum et Heroidum, 1647 --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

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First Line: I himmelen, i himmelen
Translator: Johan Åström
Author: Laurentius Laurentii Laurinus
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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