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O mache, Jesu, Gottes Sohn

O mache, Jesu, Gottes Sohn

Author: Joh. Chr. Ruhe
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Joh. Chr. Ruhe

Rube, Johann Christoph, was born Nov. 20, 1665, his father being then pastor at Hohen-und Thal-Ebra, near Sondershausen. After completing his studies in law, and becoming a licentiate, he was appointed judge (Amtmann) at Burggemünden near Alsfeld, and then, about 1704, at Battenberg (both in Hesse-Darmstadt). He died at Battenberg, May 30, 1746. Rube was a most prolific writer of hymns. In the Universal Gesang-Buch published at Homburg in 5 vols., 1738-44, there are, according to the markings by Count Christian Ernst of Weraigerode in his private copy, no less than 536 by Rube. The earliest appeared in Luppius's Andächtig Singender Christen-Mund, Wesel, 1692, and the Geistreiches Gesang-Buch, Darmstadt, 1698…. Many of his hymns ar… Go to person page >

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First Line: O mache, Jesu, Gottes Sohn
Author: Joh. Chr. Ruhe



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