Author: Heinrich Albert
Alberti, or Albert, Heinrich, son of Johann Albert, tax collector at Lobenstein, in Voigtland (Reuss), born at Lobenstein, June 28, 1604. After some time spent in the study of law at Leipzig, lie went to Dresden and studied music under his uncle Heinrich Schutz, the Court Capellmeister. He went to Konigsberg in 1626, and was, in 1631, appointed organist of the Cathedral. In 1636 he was enrolled a member of the Poetical Union of Konigsberg, along with Dach, Roberthin, and nine others. He died at Konigsberg, Oct. 6, 1651. His hymns, which exhibit him as of a pious, loving, true, and artistic nature, appeared, with those of the other members of the Union, in his Arien etliche theils geistliche, theils iceltliche zur Andacht, guten Sitten, Keus… Go to person page >
Translator: William Martin Czamanske
Born: August 26, 1873, Granville, Wisconsin.
Died: January 7, 1964.
Buried: Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery - North Willow Creek, Vernon Center, Minnesota.
Czamanske graduated from Concordia College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1894) and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri (1898). Ordained in 1898, he served at Lutheran churches near Madelia, Minnesota (1898-1902); West Henrietta, New York (1902-04); Rochester, New York (1904-10); and Sheboygan, Wisconsin, (1910-51). He contributed poems to the Lutheran Witness, Sunday School Times, Etude, Expositor, and Northwestern Lutheran. He was a member of the subc… Go to person page >