Born: April 23, 1906, Skåne, Sweden.
Died: February 4, 2006, Örebro, Sweden.
Anders Frostenson, author of the hymn “Tron sig sträcker efter frukten när i bloming rädet gär” was born on April 23, 1906, in Skane, Sweden, and died on Feb. 4, 2006, in Örebro, Sweden. He graduated in 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in English, Slavic languages and philosophy from Lund University and served as a Lutheran Priest at the Lövö Assembly until his retirement in 1971.
Serving as Court Chaplain at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm, the residence of the Swedish King, Frostenson was known not only as a theologian deeply dedicated to hymnody but also as a translator of poetry into Swedish.
Frostenson was highly involved in the devel… Go to person page >
Translator: Pablo Sosa
Pablo Sosa (b. 1933), born in Chivilcoy, Argentina, but residing now in Buenos Aires. A Methodist pastor, Mr. Sosa studied theology at ISEDET and church music at Westminster Choir College (Princeton), the Hochschule für Musik (Berlin) and Union Theological Seminary’s School of Sacred Music (New York). He has served as a professor at ISEDET and at the National Conservatory of Music in Buenos Aires.
Mr. Sosa is known for his leadership in ecumenical activities worldwide, including assemblies of the World Council of Churches, ecumenical base communities, United Methodist Global Gatherings and Women’s Assemblies. His workshops have taken him to many corners of the earth and his compositions appear in a wide variety of hymnals and globa… Go to person page >