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Sing heut, und freu dich, Christenheit, lob Gott

Sing heut, und freu dich, Christenheit, lob Gott

Author: Johann Roh
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Johann Roh

Pseudonyms-- Johann Cornu Johann Horn John Horn Roh, Johann, was a native of Domascbitz near Leitmeritz, in Bohemia. Roh was his name in Bohemian, but when he wrote in Latin he styled himself Cornu, and in German Horn. In 1518 he was ordained priest and appointed preacher to the Bohemian Brethren's community at Jungbunzlau, in Bohemia. At the Synod of Brandeis, in Sep. 1529, he was chosen as one of the three Seniors of the Unity. Finally, at the Synod of Brandeis, in April 1532, he was appointed Bishop, and held this post till his death, at Jungbunzlau, Feb. 11, 1547. (Koch, ii. 114; Wackernagel, i. p. 727, &c.) Roh was the editor of the Bohemian Hymn Book of 1541, and is said to have written a number of hymns in the Bohemian… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing heut, und freu dich, Christenheit, lob Gott
Author: Johann Roh
Copyright: Public Domain

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