Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads.
Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >
Translator: Ole T. Arneson
Ole T. Arneson was born in Highland township, Winnesheik county, Iowa, May 4, 1853, to Tollef Arneson and Margrete Olson (Rudringen) Sanden, farmers.
Mr. Arneson attended the common school until he was confirmed in the Lutheran church. He then took the elementary course at the state normal school, Winona, Minn., from where he graduated Dec. 31, 1871.
He now commenced teaching school in his home district and later continued teaching in various places. For three years he was principal of the graded school at Spring Grove, Minn. In the spring of 1879 he moved to North Dakota and took up a homestead near Hatton, Traill county. Here he taught school part of the time while holding the claim, which he proved up in 1884 and sold in 1886, wh… Go to person page >
Display Title: Oh, Blessed Home, Where Man and WifeFirst Line: Oh, blessed home, where man and wifeTune Title: OH, BLESSED HOMEAuthor: Magnus B. Landstad, 1802-80; Ole T. Arneson, 1853-1917Meter: 887 887 7Date: 1993Subject: Christian Home |
Display Title: In House and HomeFirst Line: In house and home where man and wifeTune Title: KOMMT HER ZU MIRAuthor: M. B. Landstad, 1802-80; O. T. (Sanden) Arneson, 1853-1917Meter: 887 887Scripture: Psalm 128Date: 1996Subject: Epiphany 2 | ; Marriage and Family |
Display Title: Oh, Blessed Home Where Man and WifeFirst Line: Oh, blessed home where man and wifeTune Title: KOMMT HER ZU MIRAuthor: Magnus B. Landstad, 1802-80; Ole T. Arneson, 1853-1917Meter: 887 887Date: 1982Subject: The Christian Home |