Zu Dir, o hoechster Gott, mein Angesicht

Zu Dir, o hoechster Gott, mein Angesicht

Author: Ambrosius Lobwasser
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Author: Ambrosius Lobwasser

Lobwasser, Ambrosius, son of Fabian Lobwasser, inspector of mines at Schneeberg, Saxony, was born at Schneeberg, April 4, 1515. After studying law at Leipzig (M.A. 1535) he remained there as University tutor until 1550. After acting as travelling tutor, he was appointed in 1557 Rath and Chancellor at Meissen, and in 1562 made a tour in Italy, and received the degree of LL.D. from the University of Bologna. He was finally appointed in 1563 by Duke Albrecht of Prussia as professor of law and assessor at the High Court of Justice at K√∂nigsberg. He died at K√∂nigsberg Nov. 27, 1585 (Koch, ii. 394-401, &c). His principal poetical work was his version of the Psalter. One has passed into English in recent times, viz: Ihr Knecht des Herren all… Go to person page >

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First Line: Zu Dir, o hoechster Gott, mein Angesicht
Author: Ambrosius Lobwasser

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