Nezoufej, stadecko male

Author: Michael Altenburg

Altenburg, Johann Michael, b. at Alach, near Erfurt, on Trinity Sunday, 1584. After completing his studies he was for some time teacher and precentor in Erfurt. In 1608 he was appointed pastor of Ilversgehofen and Marbach near Erfurt; in 1611, of Troch-telborn; and in 1621 of Gross-Sommern or Som-merda near Erfurt. In the troublous war times he was forced, in 1631, to flee to Erfurt, and there, on the news of the victory of Leipzig, Sept. 17, 1631, he composed his best known hymn. He remained in Erfurt without a charge till, in 1637, he was appointed diaconus of the Augustino Church, and, in 1638, pastor of St. Andrew's Church. He d. at Erfurt February 12, 1640 (Koch, iii. 115-117 ; Allg. Deutsche Biog., i. p. 363, and x. p. 766—the latte… Go to person page >

Translator: Jeremiáš Lednický

Lednický, Jeremiáš. (?--1685). Lord counselor of the free imperial city of Levoča. Author of 23 hymns, 14 of which are translations. --Jaroslav J. Vajda, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Nezoufej, stadecko male
Author: Michael Altenburg
Translator: Jeremiáš Lednický
Copyright: Public Domain

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