Süsser Tröster, Gottes Gabe

Author: John Lyth

Lyth, John, D.D., was born at York, March 13, 1821. In 1843 he entered the Wesleyan ministry, and was sent in 1859 to Winnenden, as the first Wesleyan minister to Germany. On his return from Germany in 1865, he entered upon regular circuit work in Great Britain, and laboured at Sheffield, Hull, and other large towns until 1883, when he retired from the active work of the ministry. He died on March 13, 1886. His principal prose work was a History of Methodism in York. In 1843 he edited and published a small volume, entitled Wild Flowers; or, a Selection of Original Poetry, edited by J. L. This little work was made up of pieces by himself and members of his family, and the late Dr. Punshon. His hymn, "There is a better world, they say" (Heave… Go to person page >

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First Line: Süsser Tröster, Gottes Gabe
Author: John Lyth
Language: German

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LUX PRIMA (Gounod)

French romanticist composer Charles F. Gounod (PHH 165) wrote LUX PRIMA, which means "first light" in Latin. When the Franco-Prussian War broke out in 1870, Gounod left his native Paris and settled in England for five years. This sturdy tune was published in the Scottish Hymnary in 1872. It uses sev…

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