GALDAN

Composer: Oscar Ahnfelt

Oscar Ahnfelt (1813 -1882) was a Swedish singer and composer. He wrote the music for many of Lina Sandell’s hymns. A pietist, he raised some concern in the State-church, but his music was apparently so popular, King Karl XV gave him permission to play and sing in both of his kingdoms. Ahnfelt’s music has spread throughout the world; two of his best-known songs are “Children of the Heavenly Father” and “Day by Day.” Laura de Jong Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GALDAN
Composer: Oscar Ahnfelt
Meter: 7.7.7.3
Incipit: 32217 12433 21231
Key: G Major
Source: Danish
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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American Lutheran Hymnal #630

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Andeliga Sånger (3. upplagan) #7

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Andeliga Sånger (3. upplagan) #142

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Hymnal for Church and Home #357

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