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Vorwärts, Christi Streiter, Auf, zum heil'gen Krieg

Author: S. Baring-Gould

Baring-Gould, Sabine, M.A., eldest son of Mr. Edward Baring-Gould, of Lew Trenchard, Devon, b. at Exeter, Jan. 28, 1834, and educated at Clare College, Cambridge, B.A. 1857, M.A. 1860. Taking Holy Orders in 1864, he held the curacy of Horbury, near Wakefield, until 1867, when he was preferred to the incumbency of Dalton, Yorks. In 1871 he became rector of East Mersea, Essex, and in 1881 rector of Lew Trenchard, Devon. His works are numerous, the most important of which are, Lives of the Saints, 15 vols., 1872-77; Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, 2 series, 1866-68; The Origin and Development of Religious Belief, 2 vols., 1869-1870; and various volumes of sermons. His hymns, original and translated, appeared in the Church Times; Hymns Ancien… Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

(no biographical information available about W. Rauschenbusch.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Vorwärts, Christi Streiter, Auf, zum heil'gen Krieg
English Title: Onward, Christian soldiers
Author: S. Baring-Gould
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. GERTRUDE

The popularity of this hymn is partly due to ST. GERTRUDE, the marching tune that Arthur S. Sullivan (PHH 46) composed for this text. The tune was published in the Musical Times of December 1871 in an advertisement for Joseph Barnby's (PHH 438) forthcoming Hymnary, which published both text and tune…

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Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d194

Evangeliums-Saenger #d229

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Frohe Lieder #122

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d119

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d129

Glockenklänge #d178

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Glockenklänge #162

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Gute Botschaft #128

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Jugendharfe #163

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #324

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d155

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