Why haltest thus, deluded heart

Why haltest thus, deluded heart

Author: Leopold F. F. Lehr
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Author: Leopold F. F. Lehr

Lehr, Leopold Franz Friedrich, son of Johann Jakob Lehr, Hofrath at Cronenburg (Cronberg, Kronberg), near Frankfurt-am-Main, was born at Cronenburg, Sept. 3, 1709, and entered the University of Jena in 1729, In 1730 he went to Halle to study under J. J. Rambach and G. A. Francke; and here he also acted as tutor to the children of J. A. Freylinghausen, and conducted devotional meetings at the Orphanage. In July 1731 he became a tutor at Cöthen (Köthen) to the princesses of Anhalt-Cöthen, and held this post till 1740, when he was appointed diaconus of the Lutheran church at Cöthen. While on a visit to his father-in-law at Magdeburg he was seized with fever, and died there, Jan. 26, 1744. (Koch, vi. 446, &c.) Lehr's hymns are full of lo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why haltest thus, deluded heart
Author: Leopold F. F. Lehr
Refrain First Line: Press on
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns of the Ages #d173

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Lyra Germanica #142

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