Now All the Woods Are Sleeping

Now all the woods are sleeping, Through fields the shadows creeping

Author: Paul Gerhardt
Tune: INNSBRUCK
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gräfenhaynichen, near Wittenberg, was born at Grafenhaynichen, Mar. 12, 1607. On January 2, 1628, he matriculated at the University of Wittenberg. In the registers of St. Mary's church, Wittenberg, his name appears as a godfather, on July 13, 1641, described still as "studiosus," and he seems to have remained in Wittenberg till at least the end of April, 1642. He appears to have gone to Berlin in 1642 or 1643, and was there for some time (certainly after 1648) a tutor in the house of the advocate Andreas Barthold, whose daughter (Anna Maria, b. May 19, 1622, d. March 5, 1668) became his wife in 1655. During this period he seems to have frequently preached in Berlin. He was appoint… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now all the woods are sleeping, Through fields the shadows creeping
Title: Now All the Woods Are Sleeping
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Meter: 7.7.6.7.7.8
Source: Tr. hymnal version, 1978
Language: English
Publication Date: 1978
Copyright: Tr. © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship

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Hymnal: A Worship Book #657
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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