Langbecker, Emanuel Christian Gottlieb, son of Christian Gottlieb Langbecker, clothier in his father's business, he entered the service of Prince Waldemar of Prussia in 1827, becoming his household secretary in 1840. He died at Berlin, Oct. 24, 1843 (Koch, vii. 39-42; Registers of St. George's Church, Berlin, &c).
His hymns appeared in the Berlin Wochenblatt, 1822, &c.; in his Gedichte, Berlin, 1824, 2nd Series, 1829; and in the Berlin G. L. S., of which he was the principal editor, and for which he compiled the biographical notices in the 1st edition, 1832. He also published various hymnological works, including his historical sketch Das deutsch - evangelische Kirchenlied, Berlin, 1830; the first critical edition of P. Gerhardt's Leben u… Go to person page >