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Meine seel erhebt den Herren mein

Meine seel erhebt den Herren mein

Author: Symphorianus Pollio
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Symphorianus Pollio

Pollio, Symphorianus, originally called Altbiesser or Althiesser, was a native of Strassburg, and was for some time in clerical work at Kosheim, near Strassburg. In 1507 we find him as one of the priests attached to St. Stephen's church at Strassburg. He was thereafter at St. Martin's in Strassburg, and being very popular as a preacher was appointed, in 1522, by the Chapter as interim preacher at the Cathedral. The Chapter hoped he would counteract the influence of Matthias Zell, but as he preached quite as evangelically as Zell, he was soon sent back to St. Martin's. When, in 1524, he married his housekeeper, the Chapter tried to deprive him of his living, but by the help of the burgesses he continued in St. Martin's till the church had… Go to person page >

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First Line: Meine seel erhebt den Herren mein
Author: Symphorianus Pollio

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