Schaffet, o ihr Menschen Kinder

Schaffet, o ihr Menschen Kinder

Author: Ludwig Andreas Gotter
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Ludwig Andreas Gotter

Gotter, Ludwig Andreas, son of Johann Christian Gotter, Court preacher and Superintendent at Gotha, was born at Gotha, May 26, 1661. He was at first privy secretary and then Hofrath at Gotha, where he died Sept. 19, 1735. He was a pious, spiritually-minded man, with tendencies towards Pietism; and one of the best hymnwriters of the period. Of his printed hymns the earliest appeared in the Geistliches Gesang-Buch, Halle, 1697. Of the 23 included in Freylinghausen's Geistleiches Gesang-Buch, 1704, and Neues, 1714, seven have been translated into English, besides his version of J. W. Petersen's "Salve, crux beata, salve (q. v.). J. C. Wetzel, who had become acquainted with him during a visit Gotter made to Römhild in 1733, mentions a complete… Go to person page >

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten: herausgegeben mit kirchlicher Genehmigung #368

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten: herausgegeben mit kirchlicher Genehmigung (22nd aufl.) #368

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d636

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