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O Gott, wir danken deiner Guet

O Gott, wir danken deiner Guet

Author: Nicolaus Boye
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Nicolaus Boye

Boye, Nicolaus, was born at Wesslensbürn, or Weslingburen, in Holstein, where he became an Evangelical Preacher, and where he died 1542. (Koch, i. 418; ii. 478; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, iii. 85.) The only hymn known as his is:— O Gott, wir danken deiner Güt. [Grace after Meat]. First published in Low German in the Geystlike leder un Psalmen, Magdeburg, 1541, and in High German in the Bonn Gesang-Buch, 15C4. Both forms are in Wackernagel, iii. p. 902, in 3 stanzas of 7 lines. It was translated as "We thank the God, of thy gudnes," in the Gude and Godly Ballates (edition 1567-68, folio 11), edition 1868, p. 18. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: O Gott, wir danken deiner Guet
Author: Nicolaus Boye