Selge Stunde! frohe Kunde hat ein Engel uns gebracht

Author: Julius Carl Reinhold Sturm

Sturm, Julius Carl Reinhold, was born July 21, 1816, at Köstritz, in the principality of Reuss (younger line). After being a student of theology at Jena, from 1837 to 1841, he was for two years a private tutor at Heilbronn on the Neckar, and then, for a year, at Friesen, in Saxony. In 1845 he became tutor to Prince Heinrich xiv. of Reuss; and after the Prince's confirmation, in 1848, acted as tutor to him for three years more at the Gymnasium in Meiningen. He was then appointed pastor at Göschitz, near Schleiz, in the end of 1850; and pastor at Köstritz, in 1858, where he still (1889) lives as Kirchenrath and Court preacher (Koch, vii. 284; ms. from the author, &c). Sturm is one of the most important of modern German sacred poets. Among… Go to person page >

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First Line: Selge Stunde! frohe Kunde hat ein Engel uns gebracht
Author: Julius Carl Reinhold Sturm
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ehre sei Gott in der Hoehe
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