Jerusalem, Jerusalem, die du so hoch

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, die du so hoch

Author: Reginald Heber
Tune: GOSHEN
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: 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
Author: Reginald Heber

Tune

GOSHEN

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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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Gesangbuch mit Noten: herausgegeben von der Allgemeinen Conferenz der Mennoniten von Nord-Amerika #575

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

Liederbuch fuer Sonntagsschulen #d109

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #172

Perlen und Bluethen. Liederbuch zum Gebrauch in der Deutsch-AmerikanischenSonntags-Schule #d77

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d80

Unser Liederbuch, die schoensten Lieder fuer Schule, Sonntagsschule und Familie #d198

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