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My soul's best friend, what joy and blessing

My soul's best friend, what joy and blessing

Author: Wolfgang Christoph Dessler
Tune: WIE WOHL IST MIR
Published in 3 hymnals

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Author: Wolfgang Christoph Dessler

Dessler, Wolfgang Christoph, son of Nicolaus Dessler, jeweller, at Nürnberg, was born at Nürnberg, Feb. 11, 1660. His father wished him to become a goldsmith, but, as he was not physically suited for this, he was permitted to begin the study of theology at the University of Altdorf. His poverty and bodily weakness forced him to leave before completing his course, and, returning to Nurnberg, he supported himself there as a proof reader. Becoming acquainted with Erasmus Finx or Francisci, then residing in Nürnberg, he was employed by Finx as his amanuensis, and at his request translated many foreign religious works into German. In 1705 he was appointed Conrector of the School of the Holy Ghost at Nürnberg, where he laboured with zeal and… Go to person page >

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First Line: My soul's best friend, what joy and blessing
Author: Wolfgang Christoph Dessler
Copyright: Tr. © 1941 Concordia Publishing House

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The Cyber Hymnal #4346
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The Cyber Hymnal #4346

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