Gott unsrer Väter

Gott unsrer Väter, dessen Hand Jahrhundert streut, wie Körnlein Sand

Author: J. G. Whittier; Translator: Adolph Spaeth (1876)
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: J. G. Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

Translator: Adolph Spaeth

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Text Information

First Line: Gott unsrer Väter, dessen Hand Jahrhundert streut, wie Körnlein Sand
Title: Gott unsrer Väter
English Title: Our fathers' God, from out whose hand
Author: J. G. Whittier
Translator: Adolph Spaeth (1876)
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Die Perle #108

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Glockenklänge #178

Harfen-Klaenge #d79

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Liederlust #154

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