Vater Unser

Author: Sarah J. Hale

Hale, Sarah Josepha, née Buell, born at Newport, New Hampshire, 1795, and married to David Hale, a lawyer, who died in 1822. Mrs. Hale edited The Ladies' Magazine, Boston, from 1828; and Godey's Ladies’ Book, Philadelphia, from 1837, besides publishing several works. Her hymn, “Our Father in heaven, we hallow Thy name" (The Lord's Prayer), appeared in Mason & Greene's Church Psalmody, 1831, No. 553, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines. Mrs. Hale, who was a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church, died in 1879. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

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First Line: O Vater in Himmel
Title: Vater Unser
English Title: Our Father in Heaven
Author: Sarah J. Hale
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German

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