Julie Katharina von Hausmann (born 7 March [O.S. 19 March] 1826 in Riga; died 2 August [O.S. 15 August] 1901 in Võsu, Estonia) was a Baltic German poet, known for the hymn Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me (German: So nimm denn meine Hände) with a melody by Friedrich Silcher. Earlier translations had been made by Herman Brueckner as "O take my hand, dear Father" and Elmer Leon Jorgenson as "Take Thou My Hand, and Lead Me." The hymn has also been translated by Martha D. Lange, whose version appears in the Great Songs of the Church Revised (1986).
Julie Hausmann was the daughter of a teacher. She worked for a while as a governess, but due to her ill health she lived with and cared for her father, who had gone blind. After his deat… Go to person page >
Display Title: Señor, heme en tus manosFirst Line: Señor, heme en tus manosTune Title: SILCHER (SO NIMM DENN MEINE HÄNDE)Author: Federico Larrañaga; Julia Hausmann, 1825-1901Meter: 7 4, 7 4, 7 4, 7 4.Date: 1964Subject: La Iglesia | Confirmación; La Vida Cristiana en General | ; Principio y Fin del Año | ; The Church | Confirmation; The Christian Life in General | ; Beginning and End of the Year |