Kommt an der Tod, da ich soll ringen

Kommt an der Tod, da ich soll ringen

Author: Philip Heinrich Weissensee
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Philip Heinrich Weissensee

Weissensee, Philipp Heinrich, was born Feb. 6, 1673, at Vichberg, near Gaildorf, Württemberg, where his father was pastor and consistorialrath. He studied at the University of Tubingen, and, after acting as assistant to several clergymen, became, in 1697, a tutor to the court pages at Stuttgart. In 1703 he was appointed a tutor in the clergy training school at Maulbronn, and in 1708 in that at Blaubeuren. He was then appointed, in 1722, prelate at Blaubeuren, and in 1727 took up residence at Stuttgart as prelate of Hirsau and member of the Württemberg consistory. For political reasons he was removed, in 1740, to Denkendorf near Esslingen, as Probst and General Superintendent. He died at Denkendorf, Jan. 6, 1767, being then the Father and… Go to person page >

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First Line: Kommt an der Tod, da ich soll ringen
Author: Philip Heinrich Weissensee

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