Jesus ist das schoenste Licht

Jesus ist das schoenste Licht

Author: Christian Friedrich Richter
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Christian Friedrich Richter

Richter, Christian Friedrich, son of Sigismund Richter, Rath and Chancellor to Count von Promnitz at Sorau, in Brandenburg, was born at Sorau, Oct. 5, 1676. At the University of Halle he was first a student of medicine and then of theology. In 1698, A. H. Francke appointed him Inspector of the Paedagogium, and then made him, in 1699, physician in general to all his Institutions. In company with his younger brother, Dr. Christian Sigismund Richter, he made many chemical experiments, for which he prepared himself by special prayer; and invented many compounds which came into extensive use under the name of the “Halle Medicines," the most famous being the Essentia dulcis, which was a preparation of gold. He died at Halle, Oct. 5, 1711 (Koch,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus ist das schoenste Licht
Author: Christian Friedrich Richter

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d511
Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen in Nord Amerika (Neue vermehrte Aufl.) #348Page Scan
Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d283
Gesangbuch zum Gottesdienstlichen und Haeuslichen Gebrauch in Mennoniten Gemeinden. 1. Aufl. #d297
The Philharmonia: a collection of tunes, adapted to public and private worship, containing tunes for all the hymns in the English Mennonite Hymn Book, the Gemeinschaftliche ... = Die Philharmonia... #d227
Wolga Gesangbuch . . . der deutschen evangelischen Kolonien an den Wolga ... #d405
Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d288
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