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O Gott, mein Gott, so wie ich dich

O Gott, mein Gott, so wie ich dich

Author: Karl Johann Philipp Spitta
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Karl Johann Philipp Spitta

Spitta, Carl Johann Philipp, D.D., was born Aug. 1, 1801, at Hannover, where his father, Lebrecht Wilhelm Gottfried Spitta, was then living, as bookkeeper and teacher of the French language. In his eleventh year Spitta fell into a severe illness, which lasted for four years, and so threw him back that his mother (the father died in 1805) abandoned the idea of a professional career, and apprenticed him to a watchmaker. This occupation did not prove at all congenial to him, but he would not confess his dislike, and his family were ignorant of it till an old friend, who was trying to comfort him after the death of a younger brother, discovered his true feelings. The younger brother had been preparing for ordination, and so Carl was now invited… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Gott, mein Gott, so wie ich dich
Author: Karl Johann Philipp Spitta
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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VARINA


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
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Deutsches Gesang- und Choralbuch #a41

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #41

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #41

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #442

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #25

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Frohe Lieder #290

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d492

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d612

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Kirche #62

Gesangbuch fuer Deutsche Sonntagsschulen #d156

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Gesangbuch für deutche Gemeinden #58

Lieder für Kinder Gottes zur Erbauung, Ermahnung und Einladung #d145

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Perlen und Blüthen #55

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Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #110

Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirchen in den Vereinigten Staaten #d214

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