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Prepare the Royal Highway

Author: Frans Mikael Franzen

Franzén, Franz Michael, was born at Uleabôrg, Finland, in 1772, and educated at the University of Abo, where he became Librarian and Professor of Literary History. He was subsequently Minister at Kumla, Orebro, Sweden, and then of Santa Clara, in Stockholm. He was consecrated Bishop of Hernosand, in 1841, and died there in 1847. (See Supplement to Longfellow's Poets and Poetry of Europe.) Of his pieces one is in English common use. It begins "Jesum haf i ständigt minne," translated by Mrs. Charles in her Christian Life in Song, 1858, p. 250, as "Jesus in Thy memory keep" (Looking unto Jesus). Usually it begins with stanza ii., "Look to Jesus, till, reviving." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Prepare the royal highway
Title: Prepare the Royal Highway
Author: Frans Mikael Franzen
Source: Lutheran Book of Worship, 1978 (tr.)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hosanna to the Lord
Copyright: Tr. © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship



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Christian Worship: supplement #702
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #264Audio
Lutheran Service Book #343
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Moravian Book of Worship #344
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #346
Worship Supplement 2000 #701
Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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