Composer: Nicolaus Decius (1541)
Published in 34 hymnals

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Composer: Nicolaus Decius

Decius, Nicolaus (Nicolaus a Curia or von Hofe, otherwise Hovesch, seems to have been a native of Hof, in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, and to have been originally called Tech. He became a monk, and was in 1519 Probst of the cloister at Steterburg, near Wolfenbüttel. Becoming favourable to the opinions of Luther, he left Steterburg in July, 1522, and went to Brunswick, where he was appointed a master in the St. Katherine and Egidien School. In 1523 he was invited by the burgesses of Stettin to labour there as an Evangelical preacher along with Paulus von Rhode. He became preacher at the Church of St. Nicholas; was probably instituted by the Town Council in 1526, when von Rhode was instituted to St. Jacob's; and at the visitation in 1535 was re… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Nicolaus Decius (1541)
Incipit: 13555 65655 12342
Key: D Major
Source: German, 1540
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #281
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #311ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #268TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #41TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #357
Glaubenslieder #5Audio
Hymnal: A Worship Book #146
Lutheran Service Book #434TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #208
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #82TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #2778Audio
Small Church Music #6227Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #564
The Cyber Hymnal #5050TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5051TextScoreAudio
Include 19 pre-1979 instances
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