WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT (Neumark 51131)

WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT (Neumark 51131)

Composer: Georg Neumark
Published in 3 hymnals


Composer: Georg Neumark

Georg Neumark (b. Langensalza, Thuringia, Germany, 1621; d. Weimar, Germany, 1681) lived during the time of the Thirty Years' War, when social and economic conditions were deplorable. He had personal trials as well. On his way to Königsberg to study at the university, traveling in the comparative safety of a group of merchants, he was robbed of nearly all his possessions. During the next two years he spent much of his time looking for employment. He finally secured a tutoring position in Kiel. When he had saved enough money, he returned to the University of Königsberg and studied there for five years. In Königsberg he again lost all his belongings, this time in a fire. Despite his personal suffering Neumark wrote many hymns in which he e… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT (Neumark 51131)
Composer: Georg Neumark
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Incipit: 51131 16651 7123
Notes: Please note: This is not the same tune as NEUMARK/WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT, which begins 5U123 212D7.
Key: A Major

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Book of Praise #768

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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