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Nun mein geist soll Gott erheben

Nun mein geist soll Gott erheben

Author: L. Laurenti
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: L. Laurenti

Laurenti, Laurentius, son of Herr Lorenz, or Laurenti, a burgess of Husum, in Schleswig, was born at Husum, June 8, 1660. He entered the University of Rostock in 1681, and after a year and a half spent there, went to Kiel to study music. In 1684 he was appointed cantor and director of the music at the cathedral church at Bremen. He died at Bremen, May 29, 1722 (Koch, iv. 281; Rotermund's continuation of J√∂cher's Gelehrten-Lexicon, iii. 1405, &c). Laurenti was one of the best hymn-writers of the Pietistic school. His hymns are founded on the Gospels for Sundays and Festivals, and they draw out the bearing on the Christian life of the leading thoughts therein contained. They are of noble simplicity; are Scriptural, fervent, and often of genu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Nun mein geist soll Gott erheben
Author: L. Laurenti
Copyright: Public Domain

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d681

Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d392

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