O thou holiest, O thou happiest

O thou holiest, O thou happiest

Author: Johannes David Falk; Author: A. T. Hanser
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Johannes David Falk

Falk, Johannes Daniel, was born Oct. 28, 1768, at Danzig, where his father was a wig-maker. With a stipend from the Town Council of Danzig, he entered the University of Halle in 1791, where he studied the classics and theology, remaining as a private tutor for some time after completing his course. In 1798 he married and settled as a man of letters at Weimar, where he was welcomed by Herder, Goethe and Wieland, and where he gained some reputation as a writer of satirical works. During the Napoleonic wars, after the battle of Jena, 1806, Falk found his true vocation as a philanthropist, first in the field hospitals and then in the care of destitute children. With the court preacher Horn he founded the "Society of Friends in Need," and shortl… Go to person page >

Author: A. T. Hanser

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Text Information

First Line: O thou holiest, O thou happiest
German Title: O du fröhliche, o du selige
Author: Johannes David Falk
Author: A. T. Hanser
Language: English



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymnal for Church, School and Home #d122

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d588

The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d295

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