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: Elias Blix
Elias Blix (February 24, 1836 – January 17, 1902) was a Norwegian professor, theologian, hymn writer, and a politician for the Liberal Party. Blix wrote numerous hymns and was largely responsible for translating the New Testament into the Norwegian language.
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Display Title: I Hus og Heim, der Mann og VivFirst Line: I Hus og Heim, der Mann og VivAuthor: LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Salmar til Kyrkjeaaret | 2. Sundag etter Trettandedag; Hymns for the Church Year | Second Sunday after Three Kings Day; Anden Søndag etter Hellig Tre-Kongers Dag | Til Hoimesse; Second Sunday after Holy Three Kings Day | High Mass