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Hegenwalt, Erhart. Of this writer very little is known. He appears to have studied and graduated M.A. at Wittenberg. On Jan. 29, 1523, he attended the disputation of Zwingli, by which Zurich was won to the Reformation; and published an account of it in the same year. This narrative is dedicated to his friend and patron J. J. Rusinger, Abbot of Pfaffers (Pfeffers), and dated Zurich, May 3, 1523. Whether he is the same as Erhart Hegenwalt, who was admitted M.D. at Wittenberg, 1526, and was afterwards in practice at Frankfurt-am-Main, c. 1540, is not clear. The only hymn ascribed to him is:—
Erbarm dich mein, O Herre Gott. Psalm li. First published on a broadsheet dated "Wittenberg freytag nach Epiphanie im 1524 Jar. Erhart Hogenwalt." Then… Go to person page >