I know a flower so wondrous fair

I know a flower so wondrous fair

Author: Valentin Triller; Translator: Catherine Winkworth
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Author: Valentin Triller

German Lutheran pastor, composer, and hymn writer Go to person page >

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth (b. Holborn, London, England, 1827; d. Monnetier, Savoy, France, 1878) is well known for her English translations of German hymns; her translations were polished and yet remained close to the original. Educated initially by her mother, she lived with relatives in Dresden, Germany, in 1845, where she acquired her knowledge of German and interest in German hymnody. After residing near Manchester until 1862, she moved to Clifton, near Bristol. A pioneer in promoting women's rights, Winkworth put much of her energy into the encouragement of higher education for women. She translated a large number of German hymn texts from hymnals owned by a friend, Baron Bunsen. Though often altered, these translations continue to be used i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know a flower so wondrous fair
German Title: Ich weiss ein Bluemlein huebsch und fein
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Author: Valentin Triller
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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