My life is but a pilgrimage

My life is but a pilgrimage

Author: Friedrich Adolph Lampe
Tune: GENEVAN 84
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Friedrich Adolph Lampe

Lampe, Friedrich Adolf, D.D., son of Heinrich Lampe, pastor of the Reformed church at Detmold, was born at Detmold, apparently Feb. 18, and was certainly baptized there Feb. 19, 1683. He remained at Detmold till the death of his grandfather (General-Superintendent Zeller) in 1691, and then joined his widowed moiher at Bremen. He entered the Lyceum (Academic Gymnasium) at Bremen, in 1698; and in 1702 went to the University of Franeker in Holland. After a short residence at the University of Utrecht he became, in 1703, pastor of the Reformed church at Weeze, near Cleve; in 1706 at Duisburg; and in 1709 second pastor of St. Stephen's Church in Bremen, where in 1719 he became pastor primarius. In 1720 he was appointed German preacher and prof… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My life is but a pilgrimage
German Title: Mein Leben ist ein Pilgrimstand
Author: Friedrich Adolph Lampe
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

GENEVAN 84

GENEVAN 84 first appeared in the 1562 edition of the Genevan Psalter; Howard Slenk (PHH 3) harmonized it in 1985. The rhythm of the first phrase is altered to match that of the second and final phrase. (The original first phrase began with two half notes followed by four quarter notes.) This loved G…

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Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d472

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The Evangelical Hymnal #343

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The Evangelical Hymnal. Text edition #343

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