[O rest in the Lord, wait patiently for him] (Mendelssohn)

[O rest in the Lord, wait patiently for him] (Mendelssohn)

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Published in 4 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1809; d. Leipzig, Germany, 1847) was the son of banker Abraham Mendelssohn and the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His Jewish family became Christian and took the Bartholdy name (name of the estate of Mendelssohn's uncle) when baptized into the Lutheran church. The children all received an excellent musical education. Mendelssohn had his first public performance at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen had written several symphonies. Profoundly influenced by J. S. Bach's music, he conducted a performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (at age 20!) – the first performance since Bach's death, thus reintroducing Bach to the world. Mendelssohn organized the Domchor in Berlin… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Incipit: 13421 16671 55543
Key: C Major
Source: 'Elijah'

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymns for the Living Age #524

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The Century Hymnal #413

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Youth Hymnal #216

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