Simon Johanna, liebst du mich

Author: William Horn

Horn, William. (Germany, May 1, 1839--April 27, 1917). Evangelical. Come to United States in 1855, settled in Wisconsin. Licensed in 1861, ordained elder 1866, presiding elder 1871, bishop 1891. Editor of various Evangelical German-language publications, including Das Evangelische Magazin and Christliche Kinderfreund. Editor of German weekly of the Evangelical Association, 1883, Christliche Botschafter. Editor of Evangelisches Gesangbuch, 1877, for which he supplied a number of hymns. His most famous hymn was "Pure and free from all corruption." He wrote 24 hymns in all, and has been called one of the greatest of the German writers in America. Translated many English hymns into German. Retired as bishop in 1915. --Robert S. Wilson,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Simon Johanna, liebst du mich
Author: William Horn
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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[Empor zu Gott, mein Lobgesang] (54531)



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Der Neue Kleine Psalter #343

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien #258[266]

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d577

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft #266

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