O teach us, Lord, to number

O teach us, Lord, to number

Author: Salomo Liscov; Translator: J. T. Mueller
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Author: Salomo Liscov

Liscovius, Salomo, son of Johann Liscovius, or Lischkow, pastor at Niemitsch, near Guben, was born at Niemitsch, Oct. 25, 1640. He entered the University of Leipzig in 1660, and then went to Wittenberg, where he graduated M.A., and was crowned as a poet. Shortly thereafter he was appointed pastor at Otterwisch with Stockheim, near Lausigk, and ordained to this post April 21, 1664. He was then, on March 29, 1685, appointed second pastor of St. Wenceslaus's church, at Wurzen. He died at Wurzen, Dec. 5, 1689. (Koch, iii. 385; Rotermund's continuation of J√∂cher's Gelehrten-Lexikon, iii. 1950, &c.) Liscovius was one of the best German hymn-writers of the second rank in the 17th century. That is, though his hymns are not lacking in intensity, i… Go to person page >

Translator: J. T. Mueller

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First Line: O teach us, Lord, to number
German Title: Bedenke, Mensch, das Ende
Translator: J. T. Mueller
Author: Salomo Liscov
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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