O, Jerusalem, the Golden

O Jerusalem the golden, Where God's praises

Author: Friedrich Conrad Hiller
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Friedrich Conrad Hiller

Hiller, Friedrich Conrad, was born at Unteröwisheim, near Bruchsal, in 1662. In 1680 he began the study of law at the University of Tübingen, where he became a licentiate in civil and canon law. He died at Stuttgart, Jan. 23, 1726, where he had been since 1685 advocate in chancery at the ducal court. His hymns, which found favour in Hannover, and have kept their place in Wtirttemberg, appeared in his Denck-mahl der Erkentniss, Liebe und Lob Gottes, in neuen geistlichen Liedern, &c, Stuttgart, 1711, with melodies by J. G. C. Storl. The only one tranlated into English is:— O Jerusalem du schöne. Heaven. 1711, as above, p. 535, in 7 stanzas of 6 lines, entitled Longing after Eternal Life. It has been a great favourite in Württemb… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Jerusalem the golden, Where God's praises
Title: O, Jerusalem, the Golden
German Title: O Jerusalem, du Schöne
Author: Friedrich Conrad Hiller
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Songs of Prayer and Praise #16

Songs of the Church #d166

The Apostolic Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Translations of Hymns ... in the "Zions Harfe" #d128

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