Kom hid til mig, enhver is'r

Kom hid til mig, enhver is'r

Author: Georg Gruenwald
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Georg Gruenwald

Grüenwald, Georg, was an Anabaptist shoemaker, who suffered martyrdom for his principles, being in 1530 burnt at the stake at Kopffstain, or Kufstein, on the Inn below Innsbruck. To him is ascribed, in a manuscript Anabaptist Chronicle now in the Town Library at Hamburg, the hymn:— Kommt her zu mir, sagt Gottes Sohn. [Christ's Yoke.] Founded on St. Matt. xi. 28-30. Appeared as "Ain schöns newes Christlichs lyed," in 1530. Wackernagel, iii. pp. 128-133, gives this in 16 stanzas and three later forms. The form in V. Babst's Gesang-Buch, Leipzig, 1545, is that in common use as in the Unverfälschter Liedersegen 1851, No. 421. It has been generally ascribed to Hans Witzstadt of Wertheim, but Wackernagel in a long note decides in favour of… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Kom hid til mig, enhver is'r
Author: Georg Gruenwald

Timeline




Advertisements