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Let Our Gladness Banish Sadness

Author: Jiří Tranovský

Jiří Třanovský (Polish: Jerzy Trzanowski, Slovak: Juraj Tranovský, Latin: Georgius Tranoscius) (9 April 1592, Teschen, Silesia – 29 May 1637, Liptovský Sv. Mikuláš, Upper Hungary), was a hymnwriter from the Cieszyn Silesia. He was sometimes called the father of Slovak hymnody and the "Luther of the Slavs." His name is sometimes anglicized to George. Třanovský was born in Teschen, and studied at Guben and Kolberg. In 1607, he was admitted to the University of Wittenberg where Martin Luther had taught less than a century earlier. He traveled in Bohemia and Silesia in 1612 and became a teacher at St. Nicholas Gymnasium in Prague. Later, he became rector of a school in Holešov, Moravia. In 1616 he was ordained a priest in Meziř… Go to person page >

Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda

Obituary at Legacy.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let Our Gladness Banish Sadness
Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda (November 21, 1957)
Author: Jiří Tranovský
Meter: 14.14.6.6.14
Language: English
Copyright: © 1960, Concordia Publishing House

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #121

If I Could Visit Bethlehem #39

Lutheran Service Book #371

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