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O Seele, schaue Jesum an

O Seele, schaue Jesum an

Author: Gottfried Hoffmann
Published in 28 hymnals

Author: Gottfried Hoffmann

Hoffmann, Gottfried, son of Caspar Hoffmann, brewer at Plagwitz, near Lowenberg, in Silesia, was born at Plagwitz, Dec. 5, 1658. After studying at the University of Leipzig (M.A. 1688), he was appointed in 1688 Corrector, and in 1695 Rector of the Gymnasium at Lauban. In 1708 be became Rector of the Gymnasium at Zittau, where he died after a stroke of paralysis, Oct. 1, 1712. (Koch, v. 437-442; Allg. Deutsche Biographie, xii. 591-592.) Of his hymns, about 60 in all, written mostly for his scholars, only one has passed into English, viz.:— Zeuch hin, mein Kind. Death of a Child. According to Koch, v. 442, this beautiful hymn was written in 1693, on the death of his little daughter Magdalene Elisabethe, was printed in the same year in her… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Seele, schaue Jesum an
Author: Gottfried Hoffmann

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A Collection of Hymns #L16

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #A29

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #A29

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Allgemeine Lieder-Sammlung zum Gegrauch für den privaten und öffentlichen Gottesdienst. (6th Aufl.) #203

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Das Geistliche Saitenspiel #273

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Das Gemeinschaftliche Gesangbuch #292

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Die allgemeine Lieder-Sammlung zum privat und öffentlichen Gottes-Dienst #203

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Die Gemeinschaftliche Liedersammlung #29

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Die Gemeinschaftliche Liedersammlung #29

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #Z12

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #Z12

Ein Neues, Unpartheyisches Gesangbuch zum Allgemeinen Gebrauch des Wahren Gottesdienstes ... 1. Ausg. #d266

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Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #46

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Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #46

Eine Kleine Lieder-Sammlung zum Allgemeinen Gebrauch des Wahren Gottes- dienstes, fuer die Gemeinde Gottes #d68

Eine Kleine Lieder-Sammlung zum allgemeinen Gebrauch des wahren Gottes- dienstes, fuer die Gemeine Gottes #d91

Eine kleine Lieder-Sammlung, zum allgemeinen Gebrauch des wahrern Gottes-dienstes, fuer die Gemeinde Gottes #d118

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #297

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #297

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d642

Glaubens-Lieder #d419

Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #46

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Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #46

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