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Menschen, unser Leben eilt, ohne Rast und unverweilt

Menschen, unser Leben eilt, ohne Rast und unverweilt

Author: Christian F. Gellert
Tune: PURITY (11317)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Christian F. Gellert

Gellert, Christian F├╝rchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von L├╝ttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or l… Go to person page >

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Deutsches Christliches Gesangbuch der Amischen Christlichen Kirche #d99

Deutsches Gesangbuch der Bisch. Methodisten-Kirche #d388

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #364

Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d88

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