Jerusalem mein trautes Heim

Jerusalem, mein trautes Heim, du sel'ge Wohnstadt du

Translator: Wm. Appel; Author: Carolina Sandell
Tune: ST. MICHAELS (German)
Published in 2 hymnals

Translator: Wm. Appel

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Author: Carolina Sandell

Caroline W. Sandell Berg (b. Froderyd, Sweden, 1832; d. Stockholm, Sweden, 1903), is better known as Lina Sandell, the "Fanny Crosby of Sweden." "Lina" Wilhelmina Sandell Berg was the daughter of a Lutheran pastor to whom she was very close; she wrote hymns partly to cope with the fact that she witnessed his tragic death by drowning. Many of her 650 hymns were used in the revival services of Carl O. Rosenius, and a number of them gained popularity particularly because of the musical settings written by gospel singer Oskar Ahnfelt. Jenny Lind, the famous Swedish soprano, underwrote the cost of publishing a collection of Ahnfelt's music, Andeliga Sänger (1850), which consisted mainly of Berg's hymn texts. Bert Polman  Go to person page >

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First Line: Jerusalem, mein trautes Heim, du sel'ge Wohnstadt du
Title: Jerusalem mein trautes Heim
English Title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou city ever blest
Translator: Wm. Appel
Author: Carolina Sandell
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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