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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, die du so hoch gethront

Author: Christian Gottlob Barth

Barth, Christian Gottlob, son of C. F. Barth, house painter in Stuttgart, was born at Stuttgart, July 31,1799. He studied at Tubingen, where he was the principal founder of the Missionary Society, and was only restrained by his mother's entreaties from offering himself as a missionary. He became, in 1821, assistant at Neckarweihingen and Dornham, and, in 1822, curate in charge of Effringen and Schönbrunn, near Nagold. In 1824 he was appointed pastor of Möttlingen, near Calw, but resigned his charge in 1838, and settled in Calw, receiving in the same year the degree of D.D. from the University.of Greifswald. He died at Calw of apoplexy, Nov. 12, 1862. At Calw he devoted himself as a writer and preacher to children, as a preacher and writer… Go to person page >

Translator: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, die du so hoch gethront
English Title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, enthroned once on high
Translator: Reginald Heber
Author: Christian Gottlob Barth
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. MICHAELS (German)

ST. MICHAEL'S is an anonymous tune first published by William Gawler (b. Lambeth, London, England, 1750; d. London, 1809) in 1789 in his London collection Hymns and Psalms Used at the Asylum for Female Orphans (1785-1789). Gawler was organist at the Asylum of Refuge for French Orphans in Lambeth, th…

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Gesangbuch mit Noten #575

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Gesangbuch mit Noten #575

Kleine Missionsharfe im Kirchen- und Volkston festliche und ausserfestliche Kreise. l7th ed. #d81

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Kleine Missionsharfe #107

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Liederbuch für Sonntagsschulen #156

Liederbuch für Sonntagsschulen #156

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #172

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Liederlust und Psalter mit Anhang #264

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Perlen und Blüthen #75

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d80

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Unser Liederbuch #191

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