Ich zieh' in ferne Lande

Ich zieh' in ferne Lande

Author: Paul Flemming
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Author: Paul Flemming

Flemming, Paul , son of Abraham Flemming or Fleming, then schoolmaster at Hartenstein, near Zwickau, Saxony (afterwards pastor of Wechselburg, near Mittweida), was born at Hartenstein, Oct. 5 or 12, 1609. He entered the St. Thomas School, Leipzig, in 1623, and matriculated at the University of Leipzig at Michaelmas, 1626, At the University he devoted himself to the study of medicine and of poetry, being laureated as a poet in 1631, and graduating M.A. in 1632. In order to find refuge from the troubles of the Thirty Years' War he went to Holstein in 1633. In the same year he joined an embassy which Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein was about to send to his brother-in-law, the Russian Czar, as gentleman in waiting and "taster." In this exp… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ich zieh' in ferne Lande
Author: Paul Flemming

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Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d417

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