Leon, Johannes, was a native of Ohrdruf, near Gotha. He was for some time an army chaplain, then in 1557 pastor at Königsee (Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt), in 1560 at Gross-Muhlhausen, and in 1575 at Wolfis, near Ohrdruf. He died at Wölfis about Easter, 1597 (Allg. Deutsche Biographie, xviii. 298; Wachernagel, i. pp. 466, 654; iv. p. 490, &c). Leon's hymns appeared principally in his (1) Handbüchlin, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1566, and (2) Trostbülein. The edition printed at Nürnberg, 161-1, has a preface of Dec. 9, 1588, so that the first ed. was probably 1589. His hymns are reprinted in Wackernagel, iv., Nos. 671-715. The only hymn ascribed to him which has passed into English is:—
Ich hab mein Sach Gott heimgestellt. For the Dying. Wackernage… Go to person page >
Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads.
Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >
Display Title: Jeg har min Sag til Gud hjemstilitFirst Line: Jeg har min Sag til Gud hjemstilitTune Title: [Jeg har min Sag til Gud hjemstilit]Date: 1893Subject: 19 Søndag efter Trefoldigheds Fest | Til Høimesse; Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday | High Mass; Hengtvenhed i Guds Vilje | ; Hanging in the Will of God |
Display Title: Jeg har min Sag til Gud hjemstilitFirst Line: Jeg har min Sag til Gud hjemstilitTune Title: [Jeg har min Sag til Gud hjemstilit]Author: J. Leon; H. Ravn; LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Hengtvenhed i Guds Vilje | ; Hanging in the Will of God | ; 19 Søndag efter Trefoldigheds Fest | Til Høimesse; Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday | High Mass