Välsignadt vare Jesu namn

Välsignadt vare Jesu namn

Alterer: Johan Åstöm; Alterer: Johan Olaf Wallin
Tune: [Välsignadt vare Jesu namn]
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Alterer: Johan Åstöm

Åström, Johan. (Gaevle, Sweden, November 30, 1767--February 29, 1844). Lutheran. Ordained in 1793, he was briefly pastor of the German church in Norrkoeping, then appointed rector (1805) at Tuna and Stavby and (1821) at Sigtune and Altuna; assisted Archbishop J.O. Wallin in preparing the Psalmbok (1816-1818). The 1819 edition contained 11 of his hymns and several translations. --Don Hustad, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Alterer: Johan Olaf Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Välsignadt vare Jesu namn
Alterer: Johan Åstöm
Alterer: Johan Olaf Wallin
Source: Swedish origin

Media

Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819: förenad med Koral-bok och Svenska messan med körer för sopran-, alt-, tenor- och basröster #64

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