[Der beste Freund ist in dem Himmel]

[Der beste Freund ist in dem Himmel]

Composer: Luise Reichardt
Published in 13 hymnals


Composer: Luise Reichardt

Caroline Luise Reichardt Germany 1779-1826. Born in Berlin to middle class parents and musical composers, she received some formal education and musical training from her father and his friends, but also was self-taught. Her grandfather was Konzertmeister, and her father was Kapellmeister at the court of Frederick, the Great. Louise was musical and had a good voice. She played piano and sang. In 1800 four of her own compositions were published along with a collection of her father’s songs. The Reichardts entertained well-known literary figures of the day. She later used poetry from Phillip Ludwig Achim von Arnim in a collection of 12 songs she composed. In 1809 she settled in Hamburg, Germany, where she made a living as a singing… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Der beste Freund ist in dem Himmel]
Composer: Luise Reichardt
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Incipit: 15554 35432 154
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • 76 Offertories on Hymns & Chorales
    Composer/Editor Albert Beck
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1945) pp. 68

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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American Lutheran Hymnal #539

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American Lutheran Hymnal #631

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Deutsches Liederbuch #219

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Elmhurst Hymnal #127

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #262

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #204

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Glockenklänge #241

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Gute Botschaft #191

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Heils-Lieder, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder für Sonntagsschulen, Jugendvereine #103

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Jugendharfe #244

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Kleiner Liederschatz #21

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Vierstimmige Melodien für das Gesangbuch #166

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