Catherine Winkworth is "the most gifted translator of any foreign sacred lyrics into our tongue, after Dr. Neale and John Wesley; and in practical services rendered, taking quality with quantity, the first of those who have laboured upon German hymns. Our knowledge of them is due to her more largely than to any or all other translators; and by her two series of Lyra Germanica, her Chorale Book, and her Christian Singers of Germany, she has laid all English-speaking Christians under lasting obligation."
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >
Author: J. F. Bahnmaier
Bahnmaier, Jonathan Friedrich, son of J. G. Bahnmaier, Town Preacher at Oberstenfeld, near Bottwar, Württemberg, was born at Oberstenfeld, July 12, 1774. After completing his studies at Tübingen, his first appointment was, in 1798, as assistant to his father. He became Diaconus at Marbach on the Neckar in 1806, and at Ludwigsburg in 1810, where he was for a time the head of a young ladies' school. In 1815 he was appointed Professor of Education and Homiletics at Tübingen, but in the troublous times that followed had to resign his post. He received in 1819 the appointment of Decan and Town Preacher at Kirchheim-unter-Teck, where he continued as a faithful, unwearied, and successful worker for 21 years. He was distinguished as a preacher,… Go to person page >
Display Title: Word of Life, most pure, most strongFirst Line: Word of Life, most pure, most strongTune Title: PALMS OF GLORYAuthor: Catherine Winkworth; Jonathan F. BahnmaierMeter: 7. 7. 7. 7.Date: 1932
Display Title: Word of Life, Most Pure, Most StrongFirst Line: Word of Life, most pure, most strongTune Title: PLEYEL'S HYMNAuthor: Catherine Winkworth, 1827-1878; J. F. Bahnmaier, 1774-1841Meter: 188.8.131.52.Date: 1970Subject: Ministry and Mission |