O Gottes Sohn, Herr Jesu Christ

O Gottes Sohn, Herr Jesu Christ

Author: David Denicke
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: David Denicke

Denicke, David, son of B. D. Denicke, Town Judge of Zittau, Saxony, was born at Zittau, January 31, 1603. After studying philosophy and law at the Universities of Wittenberg and Jena, he was for a time tutor of law at Königsberg, and, 1624-1628, travelled in Holland, England and France. In 1629 he became tutor to the sons of Duke Georg of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and under father and sons held various important offices, such as, 1639, the direction of the foundation of Bursfeld, and in 1642 a member of the Consistory at Hannover. He died at Hannover, April 1, 1680 (Koch, iii. 237; Bode, p. 58). His hymns, which for that time were in good taste, and are simple, useful, warm, and flowing, appeared in the various Hannoverian hymnbooks, 1646-1659,… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Gottes Sohn, Herr Jesu Christ
Author: David Denicke
Language: German
Publication Date: 1902
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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