I Stand Beside Thy Manger Here

I stand beside Thy manger here

Author: Paul Gerhardt; Translator: Harold R. Vetter (1994)
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Author: Paul Gerhardt

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gr√§fenhaynichen, near Wittenberg, was born at Grafenhaynichen, Mar. 12, 1607. On January 2, 1628, he matriculated at the University of Wittenberg. In the registers of St. Mary's church, Wittenberg, his name appears as a godfather, on July 13, 1641, described still as "studiosus," and he seems to have remained in Wittenberg till at least the end of April, 1642. He appears to have gone to Berlin in 1642 or 1643, and was there for some time (certainly after 1648) a tutor in the house of the advocate Andreas Barthold, whose daughter (Anna Maria, b. May 19, 1622, d. March 5, 1668) became his wife in 1655. During this period he seems to have frequently preached in Berlin. He was appoint… Go to person page >

Translator: Harold R. Vetter

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First Line: I stand beside Thy manger here
Title: I Stand Beside Thy Manger Here
German Title: Ich steh an deiner Krippen
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Translator: Harold R. Vetter (1994)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1994 Harold R. Vetter, used by permission.


Small Church Music #6859
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