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Weh des Gerichts, O Gott des Lichts

Weh des Gerichts, O Gott des Lichts

Author: Victor von Strauss und Torney
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Victor von Strauss und Torney

Strauss, Victor Friedrich. von, was born at Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe, Sept. 18, 1809. He became a student of law at the Universities of Erlangen, Bonn, and Gottingen. In 1832 he married Albertine von Torney, daughter of a Hannoverian landed proprietor; and, in 1872, at the request of her relations, added her name to his own (Strauss und Torney), having been previously, in 1851, raised to the Austrian nobility. Having entered the diplomatic service of Schaumburg-Lippe, in 1832, he was appointed, in 1840, Archivrath at Bückeburg; and attended the Frankfurt Diet as Geheimrath, in 1850, as the accredited representative of Schaumburg-Lippe. He was also, from 1853 to 1866, the regular representative of Schaumburg-Lippe, at the North German… Go to person page >

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First Line: Weh des Gerichts, O Gott des Lichts
Author: Victor von Strauss und Torney

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