Mitt hjärta! fröjda dig

Mitt hjärta! fröjda dig

Author: Johann Olearius; Translator: Gustaf Ollon
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Author: Johann Olearius

Olearius, Johannes, son of Johann Olearius, pastor of St. Mary's Church and superintendent at Halle, was born at Halle, Sept. 17, (N.S.) 1611. He entered the University of Wittenberg in 1629 (M.A. 1632, D.D. 1643], where he became lecturer, and, in 1635, adjunct of the philosophical faculty. In 1637 he became Superintendent at Querfurt; and, in 1643, was appointed by Duke August of Sachsen-Weissenfels as his chief court preacher, and private chaplain at Halle, where he became in 1657 Kirchenrath, and in 1664 General Superintendent. When, on the death of Duke August in 1680, the administration of Magdeburg fell to the Elector of Brandenburg, Duke Johann Adolf gave Olearius similar appointments at Weissenfels, which he held till his death on… Go to person page >

Translator: Gustaf Ollon

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First Line: Mitt hjärta! fröjda dig
Author: Johann Olearius
Translator: Gustaf Ollon
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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