Sah ein knab ein roeslein stehn

Sah ein knab ein roeslein stehn

Author: J. W. von Goethe
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: J. W. von Goethe

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, son of Johann Caspar Goethe, a lawyer at Frankfurt-am-Main; was born at Frankfurt Aug. 28,1749, and died at Weimar, March 22, 1832. The greatest German poet of his day, and one of the most famous literary men of his own or any age, his sympathies were Classical rather than distinctively Christian; and as he himself said (Conversations with Eckerman, January 4, 1827), he wrote no poems suited for use in public worship. A few pieces, principally from his well-known dramatic poem of Faust (pt. i. 1808; pt. ii. pub. posthumously, 1832), are found under his name in one or two Unitarian hymn-books. Good translations of both parts of Faust have been published by Dr. John Anster, Bayard Taylor, Sir Theodore Martin, an… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sah ein knab ein roeslein stehn
Author: J. W. von Goethe

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Der Kinder Lust: eine Sammlung von Mehrstimmigen Liedern ... Wochen-Schulen #d53

Deutsches Liederbuch, Sammlung von Choraelen und Liedern fuer Schule und Haus #d210

Psalterlust fuer die Christliche Jugend #d199

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d133

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