Was kann schoener sein, was kann edler sein

Was kann schoener sein, was kann edler sein

Author: J. Falk
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: J. Falk

Falk, Johannes Daniel, was born Oct. 28, 1768, at Danzig, where his father was a wig-maker. With a stipend from the Town Council of Danzig, he entered the University of Halle in 1791, where he studied the classics and theology, remaining as a private tutor for some time after completing his course. In 1798 he married and settled as a man of letters at Weimar, where he was welcomed by Herder, Goethe and Wieland, and where he gained some reputation as a writer of satirical works. During the Napoleonic wars, after the battle of Jena, 1806, Falk found his true vocation as a philanthropist, first in the field hospitals and then in the care of destitute children. With the court preacher Horn he founded the "Society of Friends in Need," and shortl… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Was kann schoener sein, was kann edler sein
Author: J. Falk

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
Page Scan

Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #62

Schulharfe mit bezifferten Noten fuer Sonntags und Wochenschulen #d126

Sonntags-Schul-Harfe #d157

Page Scan

Sonntags-Schul-Harfe #203

Unser Liederbuch, die schoensten Lieder fuer Schule, Sonntagsschule und Familie #d383

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.