Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody.
i. Hymn Books.
1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >
Translator: C. Kinchen
Kinchen, Charles, educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (B.A. 1729); an associate of the Wesleys; became Rector of Dummer, Hants; then joined the Fetter Lane Society, and d. Jan. 4, 1742.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…
Display Title: Lord Jesus Christ, All Praise To TheeFirst Line: Lord Jesus Christ, all praise to TheeTune Title: WAREHAMAuthor: Charles Kinchen; Martin LutherMeter: LMSource: Latin, 11th Century (Gratis nunc omnes)