Miss Jane Borthwick, the translator of this hymn and many others, is of Scottish family. Her sister (Mrs. Eric Findlater) and herself edited "Hymns from the Land of Luther" (1854). She also wrote "Thoughts for Thoughtful Hours (1859), and has contributed numerous poetical pieces to the "Family Treasury," under the signature "H.L.L."
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >
Translator: F. W. Berlemann
Rev. F. W. Berlemann was a pastor of the German Reformed Church of St. Lucas in 1899.
NN, Hymnary. From the October 15, 1899 issue of The Times from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Go to person page >