Das Kreuz Christi

Author: William Horn

Horn, William. (Germany, May 1, 1839--April 27, 1917). Evangelical. Come to United States in 1855, settled in Wisconsin. Licensed in 1861, ordained elder 1866, presiding elder 1871, bishop 1891. Editor of various Evangelical German-language publications, including Das Evangelische Magazin and Christliche Kinderfreund. Editor of German weekly of the Evangelical Association, 1883, Christliche Botschafter. Editor of Evangelisches Gesangbuch, 1877, for which he supplied a number of hymns. His most famous hymn was "Pure and free from all corruption." He wrote 24 hymns in all, and has been called one of the greatest of the German writers in America. Translated many English hymns into German. Retired as bishop in 1915. --Robert S. Wilson,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ich sah das Kreuz des Lammes
Title: Das Kreuz Christi
Author: William Horn
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WEBB

George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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Timeline

Instances

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Gebet- und Danklieder fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlungen #d69

Gebet- und Danklieder, Nr. 2, fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlung #d114

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Gesangbuch mit Noten #220

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Gesangbuch mit Noten #220

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Jubeltöne #73

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Jubeltöne #73

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