Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads.
Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >
Author: Aemilie Juliane, Gräfin von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Emilie Juliane was daughter of Count Albert Friedrich of Barby and Mühlingen (on the Elbe, near its junction with the Saale). During the Thirty Years' war her father and family had to seek refuge in the Heidecksburg, the castle of his uncle, Count Ludwig Günther of Schwarzburg Rudolstadt, and Emilie was born at the Heidecksburg, Aug. 16, 1637. After the death of her father (1641) and mother (1642), she was adopted by her mother's sister (who was her godmother, and had become the wife of Count Ludwig Günther), and was educated at Rudolstadt with her cousins, under the care of Dr. Ahasuerus Fritsch, and other tutors. She became the wife of her cousin, Albert Anton, July 7, 1665, and died at Rudolstadt, Dec. 3, 1706 (Koch, iv. 56-63; Allg.… Go to person page >
Display Title: Send mig Vinger, vær nu snar!First Line: Send mig Vinger, vær nu snar!Date: 1893Subject: Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly | ; Særlige Salmer | Dodsleiet; Special Hymns | Deathbed
Display Title: Send mig Vinger, vær nu snar!First Line: Send mig Vinger, vær nu snar!Author: Aemilie Juliane; LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly | ; Særlige Salmer | Dødsleiet; Special Hymns | Deathbed