O how cheating, O how fleeting Are our days departing!

O how cheating, O how fleeting Are our days departing!

Author: Michael Franck
Tune: HERMON (15651)
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Michael Franck

Franck, Michael, son of Sebastian Franck, merchant at Schleusingen, was born at Schleusingen, March 16, 1609. At the Gymnasium of his native town he made good progress, but at his father's death it was found possible only to give his brothers Sebastian and Peter a university education. Michael was accordingly apprenticed to a baker, and in 1628 became a master baker at Schleusingen. Reduced to poverty by the sufferings of war, he fled in 1640 to Coburg, was there kindly received by one of the master bakers, and in 1644, somewhat unexpectedly, was appointed master of the lower classes in the town school. He died at Coburg Sept. 24, 1667 (Koch, iii. 435-441; Allg. Deutsche Biog. , vii. 259-260). He was a friend of Dach and Neumark; was in… Go to person page >

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First Line: O how cheating, O how fleeting Are our days departing!
Author: Michael Franck

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d206
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1171Page Scan
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d189
Song Life for Sunday Schools #d139
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1171Page Scan
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #263Page Scan
The Christian Songster: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp, prayer, and social meetings, and revivals of religion. Designed for all denominations #107Page Scan
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #186Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d597
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d625
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