Zieh hin, mein Kind! Gott selber fordert dich

Zieh hin, mein Kind! Gott selber fordert dich

Author: Gottfried Hoffmann
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Gottfried Hoffmann

Hoffmann, Gottfried, son of Caspar Hoffmann, brewer at Plagwitz, near Lowenberg, in Silesia, was born at Plagwitz, Dec. 5, 1658. After studying at the University of Leipzig (M.A. 1688), he was appointed in 1688 Corrector, and in 1695 Rector of the Gymnasium at Lauban. In 1708 be became Rector of the Gymnasium at Zittau, where he died after a stroke of paralysis, Oct. 1, 1712. (Koch, v. 437-442; Allg. Deutsche Biographie, xii. 591-592.) Of his hymns, about 60 in all, written mostly for his scholars, only one has passed into English, viz.:— Zeuch hin, mein Kind. Death of a Child. According to Koch, v. 442, this beautiful hymn was written in 1693, on the death of his little daughter Magdalene Elisabethe, was printed in the same year in her… Go to person page >

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First Line: Zieh hin, mein Kind! Gott selber fordert dich
Author: Gottfried Hoffmann

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Deutsches Gesangbuch: eine auswahl geistlicher Lieder aus allen Zeiten der Christlichen Kirche #480

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch: herausgegeben von dem Evangelischen Kirchenvereindes Westens #512

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Kirche: herausgegeben von der Deutschen Evangelischen Synode von Nord-Amerika #609

Gesangbuch zum Gottesdienstlichen und Haeuslichen Gebrauch in Mennoniten Gemeinden. 1. Aufl. #d572

Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirchen in den Vereinigten Staaten #d315

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