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Rise Again, Ye Lion-Hearted

Translator: Martin H. Franzmann

Born: January 29, 1907, Lake City, Minnesota. Died: March 28, 1976, Cambridge, England.  Go to person page >

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rise again, ye lion hearted
Title: Rise Again, Ye Lion-Hearted
German Title: Löwen, lasst euch wieder finden
Author: Anonymous (1712)
Translator: Martin H. Franzmann
Meter: 8.7.8.7.6.6.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1940 Concordia Publishing House

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LÖWEN, LASST EUCH WIEDERFINDEN


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EIN FESTE BURG

The original rhythms of EIN FESTE BURG (see 469) had already reached their familiar isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) shape by the time of Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) in the eighteenth century. The harmonization is taken from his Cantata 80. Many organ and choral works are based on this chorale, including…

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