In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >
Author: Heinrich Held
Held, Heinrich, was son of Valentin Held of Guhrau, Silesia. He studied at the Universities of Königsberg (c. 1637-40), Frankfurt a. Oder (1643), and Leyden. He was also in residence at Rostock in 1647. He became a licentiate of law, and settled as a lawyer in his native place, where he died about 1659, or at least before Michaelmas, 1661 (Koch, iii. 55-56; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie., xi. 680; Bode, p. 87, &c).
One of the best Silesian hymnwriters, he was taught in the school of affliction, having many trials to suffer in those times of war. His only extant poetical work is his Deutscher Gedichte Vortrab, Frankfurt a. Oder, 1643. Only one hymn from that volume came into German use. Much more important are his other hymns, which are k… Go to person page >
Display Title: Kom, o kom, du Aand, som giverFirst Line: Kom, o kom, du Aand, som giverDate: 1890Subject: Attende Søndag efter Trinitatis | Aftensang; Den Heillig-Aands Naadevirkninger i Almindelighed | ; Eighth Sunday after Trinity Sunday | Evening; God's Word | ; Guds Ord | ; The Blessings of the Holy Spirit |
Display Title: Kom, o kom, du Aand, som giverFirst Line: Kom, o kom, du Aand, som giverAuthor: Henrik Held; UkjendtDate: 1919Subject: Heiliggjørelse | ; Pentecost | ; Sanctification | ; Sekund Pinsedag | Til Aftengudstjeneste