Gnade ohne Zahl

Wenn deine Gnaden ohne Zahl

Author: Joseph Addison
Tune: MANOAH (Greatorex)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Joseph Addison

Addison, Joseph, born at Milston, near Amesbury, Wiltshire, May 1, 1672, was the son of the Rev. Lancelot Addison, sometime Dean of Lichfield, and author of Devotional Poems, &c, 1699. Addison was educated at the Charterhouse, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1691 and M.A. 1693. Although intended for the Church, he gave himself to the study of law and politics, and soon attained, through powerful influence, to some important posts. He was successively a Commissioner of Appeals, an Under Secretary of State, Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Chief Secretary for Ireland. He married, in 1716, the Dowager Countess of Warwick, and died at Holland House, Kensington, June 17, 1719. Addison is most widely known through… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wenn deine Gnaden ohne Zahl
Title: Gnade ohne Zahl
English Title: When All Thy Mercies, O My God
Author: Joseph Addison
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

MANOAH (Greatorex)

MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…

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Deutsches Gesangbuch der Bisch. Methodisten-Kirche #d552

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d641

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