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Zum Himmel erhebe dich, Freudengesang

Zum Himmel erhebe dich, Freudengesang

Author: Matthias Claudius
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Matthias Claudius

Claudius, Matthias, son of Matthias Claudius, Lutheran pastor at Reinfeld in Holstein (near Lübeck), was born at Reinfeld, Aug. 15, 1740. An ancestor, who died as a Lutheran pastor in 1586, had Latinized his name, Claus Paulsen, to Claudius Pauli, and his descendants had adopted Claudius as their surname. Claudius entered the University of Jena, in 1759, as a student of theology, but being troubled with an affection of the chest, and finding little attraction in the Rationalism of Jena, he turned his attention to law and languages. After a short visit to Copenhagen, as private secretary to a Danish count, he joined in 1768 the staff of the Hamburg News Agency (Adress-Comptoirnachrichten). Removing to Wandsbeck, near Hamburg, he undertook i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Zum Himmel erhebe dich, Freudengesang
Author: Matthias Claudius

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

349 Lieder fuer Schule und Haus in den Vereinigsten Staaten #d298

Der Kinder Lust #d77

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Frohe Lieder #18

Psalterlust fuer die Christliche Jugend #d274

Schulharfe mit bezifferten Noten fuer Sonntags und Wochenschulen #d140

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