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O wie selig ist die Seel', Die in dieser Jammerhöhl'

O wie selig ist die Seel', Die in dieser Jammerhöhl'

Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf

Wolff, Jakob Gabriel, LL.D., son of Jakob Wolff, sometime conrector at Greifswald, was born at Greifswald in 1684. He matriculated, in 1702, at the University of Greifswald, as a student of law. In 1705 went to Halle, where he graduated LL.D. In 1716 he was appointed extraordinary, and in 1724, ordinary professor of law at Halle, and afterwards received the title of Hofrath. He resigned his professorship in 1744, and died at Halle, Aug. 6, 1754 (Koch, iv. 375; Bode, p. 174; the Grischow-Kirchner Kurzgefasste Nachrichte, Halle, 1771, p. 54, &c). Wolff's hymns were mostly written early in life, principally during his student years at Halle. He was in thorough sympathy with the characteristic teachings of the Halle Pietists, and his hymns sh… Go to person page >

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First Line: O wie selig ist die Seel', Die in dieser Jammerhöhl'
Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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