Out of the Depths (De Lo Profundo)

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Out of the depths I raise to you (De lo profundo clamo a ti)

Author: Martin Luther; Translator (English): Catherine Winkworth; Alterer: Ronald F. Krisman
Tune: DE LO PROFUNDO
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Author: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Translator (English): Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth (b. Holborn, London, England, 1827; d. Monnetier, Savoy, France, 1878) is well known for her English translations of German hymns; her translations were polished and yet remained close to the original. Educated initially by her mother, she lived with relatives in Dresden, Germany, in 1845, where she acquired her knowledge of German and interest in German hymnody. After residing near Manchester until 1862, she moved to Clifton, near Bristol. A pioneer in promoting women's rights, Winkworth put much of her energy into the encouragement of higher education for women. She translated a large number of German hymn texts from hymnals owned by a friend, Baron Bunsen. Though often altered, these translations continue to be used i… Go to person page >

Alterer: Ronald F. Krisman

(no biographical information available about Ronald F. Krisman.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out of the depths I raise to you (De lo profundo clamo a ti)
Title: Out of the Depths (De Lo Profundo)
Author: Martin Luther
Translator (English): Catherine Winkworth
Alterer: Ronald F. Krisman
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Language: English; Spanish
Copyright: Rev. © 2012, GIA Publications, Inc.

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Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #787

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