Lo on a mount a tree doth stand

Lo on a mount a tree doth stand

Author: Christian G. Barth
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Christian G. Barth

Barth, Christian Gottlob, son of C. F. Barth, house painter in Stuttgart, was born at Stuttgart, July 31,1799. He studied at Tubingen, where he was the principal founder of the Missionary Society, and was only restrained by his mother's entreaties from offering himself as a missionary. He became, in 1821, assistant at Neckarweihingen and Dornham, and, in 1822, curate in charge of Effringen and Schönbrunn, near Nagold. In 1824 he was appointed pastor of Möttlingen, near Calw, but resigned his charge in 1838, and settled in Calw, receiving in the same year the degree of D.D. from the University.of Greifswald. He died at Calw of apoplexy, Nov. 12, 1862. At Calw he devoted himself as a writer and preacher to children, as a preacher and writer… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lo on a mount a tree doth stand
Author: Christian G. Barth

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i. Auf einem Berg ein Baumlein stand. [Holy Scripture]. Included in his Lieder und Gedichte fur Christenkinder, Calw, 1842, p. 83, in 4 stanzas. Previously in J. Köbner's Christl. Harfentöne, Hamburg, 1840, p. 115. The translations are:— (5) "Lo, on a mount a tree doth stand," by Mrs. H. K. Spaeth, as No. 60 in the Pennsylvania Lutheran Little Children's Book, Philadelphia, 1885. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] -- Excerpt from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Christian Hymns #d98

Little Children's Book #d61

Little Children's Book: for Schools and Families #d61

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d116

Sunday School Hymnal #d237

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d114

The Parish School Hymnal #d179

The Primary Hymnal #d89

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