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Wir flehn um deine Gnade

Author: C. A. Döring

Döring, Carl August, son of B. L. Döring, chief forester at Mark-Alvensleben, near Magdeburg, was born at Mark-Alvensleben, Jan. 22, 1783. After completing his studies at the University of Halle, he was for some time private tutor at Waldenburg, in Silesia. In 1808 he was appointed a master in the school at Kloster-Bergen, near Magdeburg; and after its dissolution by Napoleon in 1810, acted for some time as a private tutor at Helmsdorf, near Eisleben. He was, in 1814, appointed afternoon preacher at St. Peter's Church, Magdeburg; in 1815 Archidiaconus of St. Andrew's Church at Eisleben; and in 1816 Pastor of the Lutheran Church at Elberfeld. He died at Elberfeld, Jan 17, 1844 (Koch, vii. 159-168; Allg. Deutsche Biog. , v. 348-349). One… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wir flehn um deine Gnade
Author: C. A. Döring
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

CHRISTUS, DER IST MEIN LEBEN

Melchior Vulpius (PHH 397) composed this short chorale tune, published as a setting for the anonymous funeral hymn "Christus, der ist mein Leben" ("For Me to Live Is Jesus") in Vulpius's Ein Schön Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) based his Cantata 95 on this tune and provided two…

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #295

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #295

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #295

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Die Glaubensharfe (With Melodies) #245

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Die Glaubensharfe #245

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Die Pilgerharfe #293

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Neuestes Gemeinschaftliches Gesangbuch #630

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