Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… Go to person page >
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads.
Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >
Display Title: Lovsynger Herrens MiskundhedFirst Line: Lovsynger Herrens MiskundhedAuthor: J. O. Wallin; LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Første Juledag | Til Aftensang; First Christmas Day | For Evening; Anden Juledag | Til Aftensang; Second Christmas Day | For Evening
Display Title: Lovsynger Herrens Miskundhed!First Line: Lovsynger Herrens Miskundhed!Author: Landstad; Johan WallinDate: 1919Subject: Christmas 1 | Evening Service; Første Juledag | Til Aftengudstjeneste; Second Sunday in Christmas | ; First Sunday after Epiphany | ; Anden Juledag | Til Aftengudstjeneste - Til Tredje Tekstrækkes Epistel; Første Søndag efter Hellig 3 Kongers Dag | Til Aftengudstjeneste - Til Anden Tekstrækkes Epistel