Composer: Gustave Knat
Published in 2 hymnals

Composer: Gustave Knat

Knak, Gustav Friedrich Ludwig, son of Christian F. L. Knak, Justiz Commissarius at Berlin, was born at Berlin, July 12, 1806. He matriculated as a student of theology at the University of Berlin, Easter, 1826. In the autumn of 1829 he became tutor in a private school at K√∂nigs-Wusterhausen, near Berlin, where he worked manfully for the sick and dying during the cholera year 1831. He returned to Berlin in August, 1832, and acted as one of the editors of the well-known Geistlicher Lieder Schatz (referred to in this Dictionary as the Berlin Geistlicher Lieder Schatz), to which he contributed a number of hymns, and for which he wrote the preface dated Dec. 11, 1832. In the autumn of 1834 he was ordained pastor of Wusterwitz, near Dramburg, in… Go to person page >

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Composer: Gustave Knat
Notes: The composer's name is given as Knat in the first printing; later it was corrected to read Knak.
Key: A Major


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Christian Worship: a hymnal #263

North American Hymnal (2nd ed.) #179

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