Wie pr'chtig ist der Nam', Brueder, singt

Wie pr'chtig ist der Nam', Brueder, singt

Author: John Dreisbach
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: John Dreisbach

Dreisbach, John (or Johannes). (Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania, 1789--1871). Evangelical. Self-educated, proficient in both German and English. Licensed at age 17, was assistant to Albright, the founder of his denomination. Was leader of his denomination from 1808: secretary of Conference, presiding elder 1814, publishing agent 1820. With Henry Niebel compiled Das Geistliche Saitenspiel (1817), with Daniel Bertolet compiled Eine Sammlung Neuer Geistlicher Lieder (1821), which included many of his own hymns. Wrote or translated 31 of the 149 hymns in the extremely popular and persistent Geistlich Viole (1818), which has been described as the most important German-language hymnbook of the pre-Civil War period. Dreisbach's purchase (at a cost… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wie pr'chtig ist der Nam', Brueder, singt
Author: John Dreisbach

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Die Geistliche Viole: oder, eine kleine Sammlung Geistreicher Lieder. llth Aufl. #d184

Die kleine geistliche Viole: oder, eine kleine Sammlung alter und neuer geistreicker Lieder. l. Aussl. #d105

Eine Sammlung von Geistlichen, Lieblichen Liedern aus verschiedenen Gesangbuecher gesammelt ... #d244

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d297

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