Take thou my hands and lead me

Author: Julie von Hausmann

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 >

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First Line: Take thou my hands and lead me
Author: Julie von Hausmann

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Christian Hymns #d167

Forty-Six Chorales #d42

Hymns: The Hymnal of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship #d137

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d179

Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #576

Select Songs for School and Home #d133

Sunday School Hymnal #d382

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d692

The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d348

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