Liscovius, Salomo, son of Johann Liscovius, or Lischkow, pastor at Niemitsch, near Guben, was born at Niemitsch, Oct. 25, 1640. He entered the University of Leipzig in 1660, and then went to Wittenberg, where he graduated M.A., and was crowned as a poet. Shortly thereafter he was appointed pastor at Otterwisch with Stockheim, near Lausigk, and ordained to this post April 21, 1664. He was then, on March 29, 1685, appointed second pastor of St. Wenceslaus's church, at Wurzen. He died at Wurzen, Dec. 5, 1689. (Koch, iii. 385; Rotermund's continuation of Jöcher's Gelehrten-Lexikon, iii. 1950, &c.)
Liscovius was one of the best German hymn-writers of the second rank in the 17th century. That is, though his hymns are not lacking in intensity, i… Go to person page >
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Manuel Fuster was a missionary from Spain working in Oran (Algeria) in the mid-19th century.
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Angél E. Fuster, poet, published a volume of hymns in France about 1870.
Dianne Shapiro from Himnario para uso de las Iglesias Evangélicas by Juan B. Cabrera, Seville, 1871 (preface) and “Suenen Dulces Himnos”: Orígenes de los himarios evangelicos en España" by Josué Aguiar Rogríguez (doctoral thesis for Universidad de los Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2015) Go to person page >