Josephson, Ludwig Carl Leopold, was born January 28, 1809, at Unna, Westphalia, and studied at the University of Bonn. In 1832 he became Pastor at Iserlohn, Westphalia, and after other appointments became in 1863 Pastor and Superintendent at Barth, near Stralsund, in Western Pomerania. He died at Barth, Jan. 22, 1877 (manuscript from Superintendent Baudach, Barth, &c.) His hymns appeared in his Stimmen aus Zion, Iserlohn, 1841, and from this a number passed into Knapp's Evangelischer Leider-Schlatz 1850 and 1865. One has been translated into English.
Es ruht die Nacht auf Erden. For the Sick. For use during a sleepless night. First pub. 1841 as above, p. 36, in 10 stanzas of 4 lines, repeated in Knapp, 1850, No. 2485 (1865, No. 2738). Tra… Go to person page >