O Christ, Thou brightness of the day

O Christ, Thou brightness of the day

Author: Wolfgang Meusel
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Wolfgang Meusel

Meusel, Wolfgang, son of Anton Meusel (Meusslin, Mäusslein, Mosel, Mösel, Musculus, &c), cooper at Dieuze in Lorraine, was born at Dieuze, Sept. 8, 1497. He studied for short periods in the schools at Rappoltsweiler, Colmar, and Schlettstadt, between times wandering over the country and earning his way by his singing. In 1512 he happened to come to the Benedictine monastery at Lixheim near Saarburg, just as Vespers were being sung. His beautiful voice, as he joined in, led the monks to receive him, and here he studied music, and became organist to the cloister. In his 20th year he devoted himself to the study of theology, and soon after began to preach in the church at Lixheim, and in the neighbouring village churches. In 1518 he became a… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Christ, Thou brightness of the day
Author: Wolfgang Meusel

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