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Lasst uns alle froehlich sein

Lasst uns alle froehlich sein

Author: Urban Langhans
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Laßt uns alle fröhlich sein,
preisen Gott, den Herren,
der sein liebes Söhnelein
uns selbst tut verehren!

2 Er kommt in das Jammertal,
wird ein Knecht auf Erden,
damit wir im Himmelssaal
große Herren werden.

3 Er wird arm, wir werden reich,
ist das nicht ein Wunder?
Drum lobt Gott im Himmelreich
sllzeit, wie jetzunder!

4 O Herr Christ, nimm unser wahr,
durch dein'n heil'gen Namen!
Gib uns ein gut neues Jahr!
Wer's begehrt, sprech: Amen.

Source: Kleines Gesang- und Gebetbuch #6

Author: Urban Langhans

Langhans, Urban, was a native of Schneeberg, in Saxony. He was for some time cantor, i.e. choirmaster, at Glauchau, in Saxony; and then from 1546 to 1554 diaconus there. In 1554 he became diaconus at Schneeberg, and still held this position in 1562. The date of his death is not known; but his successor in office died in 1571 (Blätter fur Hymnologie, 1884, pp. 7-12, 25-27, 190). Whether he wrote any hymns is doubtful. The only one ascribed to him which has passed into English is:— Lasst uns alle fröhlich sein. Christmas. The first stanza of this hymn is found at p. 17 of Martin Hammer's Laudes Immanuelis (a sermon on “Grates nunc omnes reddamus"), published at Leipzig, 1620 [Ducal Library, Gotha]. The full form, in 4 stanzas of 4 line… Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Concordia-Kinderchoere #d118

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch für Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #28

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #28


Kleines Gesang- und Gebetbuch #6

Psalterlust fuer die Christliche Jugend #d149

Psalterlust fuer die Christliche Jugend. Rev. #ad149

Schulharfe mit bezifferten Noten fuer Sonntags und Wochenschulen #d72

Sing- und Betbuechlein fuer Kinder ev.-luth. Schulen #d35

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d422

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