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O what joy, O what joy

O what joy, O what joy

Author: Christian Gregor
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Christian Gregor

Gregor, Christian, son of Georg Gregor, a peasant living in the Silesian village of Dirsdorf, near Peilau, was born at Dirsdorf, Jan. 1, 1723. In 1742 he went to Herrnhut, where he was at first employed in tuition. He became leader of the music in the [Moravian] Brethren's congregation at Herrnhaag, in 1748, and in 1749 at Zeist; but in 1753 he returned to Herrnhut as cashier of the Brethren's Board of Direction. He was, in 1756, ordained diaconus, in 1767 presbyter, and in 1789 bishop of the Brethren's Church. On Nov. 6,1801, he attended a meeting, held at Herrnhut, of the Board of Direction of which he had been a member from 1764. Just as he entered his house at Berthelsdorf, near Herrnhut, he was struck with paralysis, and died that same… Go to person page >

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First Line: O what joy, O what joy
Author: Christian Gregor
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d577

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #716

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #914

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