Nun tret ich wieder aus der ruh und geh

Nun tret ich wieder aus der ruh und geh

Author: Anton Ulrich
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Anton Ulrich

Anton Ulrich of Brunswick, born Oct. 4, 1633, at Hitzaeker, on the Elbe above Lauenburg, the portion as younger son of his father, Duke August, who three years afterwards succeeded to the Dukedom of Wolfenbuttel. He was the only child of the Duke's second marriage. In 1635 the Duke contracted a third marriage with Sophie Elisabethe of Mecklenburg. Father and stepmother alike were pious and fond of music and poetry, and their children were trained with a simple home life, in Lutheran orthodox ; and, under J. G. Schottelius and Sigismund v. Birken, instructed in all the learning of the time. Under these influences, supplemented by a residence at the University of Helmst√§dt, 1650, Anton Ulrich grew up a lover of his mother tongue and of poetr… Go to person page >

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First Line: Nun tret ich wieder aus der ruh und geh
Author: Anton Ulrich
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain


Nun tret ich wieder aus der Ruh. [Morning. For the Sick.] Appeared in 1667, p. 2, (ed. Wendebourg, 1856, p. 1.), in 8 stanzas of 8 lines.
The translations are, (1) "Once more from rest I rise again," by Miss Winkworth, 1855, p. 220 (1856, p. 222). (2) "From blest, unconscious sleep I wake again," by Miss Cox, 1864, p. 185. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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