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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Was ist's, daß ich mich quäle?

Was ist's, daß ich mich quäle?

Author: Christian F. Gellert
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Christian F. Gellert

Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von Lüttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or l… Go to person page >

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First Line: Was ist's, daß ich mich quäle?
Author: Christian F. Gellert

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #530

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #530

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #530

Gesangbuch in welchem ein Sammlung geistreicher Lieder befindlich #d609

Gesangbuch #ad609

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