Composer (attributed to): Anders Carl Rutström, 1721-1772

Also Andreas Rutström. Rutström, Anders Carl. (Rutvik, Sweden, November 30, 1721--October 27, 1772). Lutheran. University of Uppsala. Ordained 1745. University of Griefswald, Th.D. 1756. Pastorates at Storkyrkan (cathedral church), Stockholm (assistant curate) 1745-1756; Hedvig Eleanora Church, Stockholm, 1758-1765. Arrested for his Calvinistic and Herrnhut tendencies. Died in prison. Wrote many hymn texts which were published after his death by his friends as Sions Nya Sånger, 1778. This collection was widely used among the pietists for almost a century. Author of "Lammets folk och Sions fränder" (Chosen Seed and Zion's Children) and "Kom huldaste förbarmare" (O Savior, Thou Who for Us Died). --J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): Anders Carl Rutström, 1721-1772
Meter: D
Incipit: 13565 13247 21135
Key: F Major
Source: Sions Nya Sånger, 1854
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #808


Small Church Music #5147


Small Church Music #5359

The Covenant Hymnal #421

The Covenant Hymnal #507

The Covenant Hymnal #647


The Cyber Hymnal #1114

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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