HUS

Composer: John Hus, 1369-1415

[John Huss] Jan Hus was born in Bohemia (part of the region, along with Moravia, we now call the Czech Republic), ca. 1370. He studied philosophy and theology at Prague University. Though only regarded as an average student, he received an undergraduate degree in 1396 and a Masters in 1398. In 1402 he was ordained as a priest in the Catholic Church and became rector and priest at Bethlehem Chapel. Hus lived in a time of great political and religious upheaval and to fully understand the man and his circumstances, some background is necessary. Domestic political turmoil was emerging in Bohemia and in the early 1400s the Catholic Church was enmeshed in the Great Schism in which three rival popes vied for control of the church. The schism l… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HUS
Composer: John Hus, 1369-1415
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Hussite Hymn;German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Moravian Book of Worship #432

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Moravian Book of Worship #733

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Moravian Book of Worship #734

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