Jordens Fryd forsvinder

Jordens fryd saasnart forsvinder

Author: Nils Frykman
Tune: STILLA STUNDER
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Nils Frykman

Born: October 20, 1842, Sunne, Värmland, Sweden (birth name: Nils Larsson). Died: March 30, 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nils took the name Frykman after the region where he grew up, Fryksdalen. In 1868, he graduated from teachers’ college in Karlstad, and went on to teach in Grums, Norrköping, and Sunne. He preached in the church in Sunne, and around that time began to write hymns. Eventually, his texts were printed in the magazine Sanningsvittnet. However, Frykman’s work was not sanctioned by Sweden’s state church, and almost led to the loss of his job as a teacher. Eventually he did resign his position over a controversy about his children’s baptism by an independent prea… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jordens fryd saasnart forsvinder
Title: Jordens Fryd forsvinder
Author: Nils Frykman
Language: Norwegian
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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