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 1972

Hatfield, Edwin F.
The poets of the church
A series of biographical sketches of hymn-writers, with notes on their hymns
By Edwin F. Hatfield, D.D.
Boston: Milford House, 1972, 719 p.


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  Ahlstrom, Johann Alfred (b. 1833 d. 1910)   organ
  Ahnfelt, Oscar (b. 1813 d. 1882)   composer, guitar
  Alinder, Karl (b. 1859 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Andersen, Mons (b. 1856)   hymn writer
  Anderson, Anders (b. 1867 d. 1921)   hymn writer
  Anderson, N. Olof (b. 1866 d. 1937)   hymn writer
  Arrhenius, Jacob (b. 1642 d. 1725)   hymn writer, professor
  Bast, Anton (b. 1867 d. 1937)   hymn writer
  Berggren, Andreas Peter (b. 1801 d. 1880)   organ
  Birkedal, Scholler (b. 1809 d. 1892)   hymn writer
  Bjorkman, Carl A. (b. 1873 d. 1942)   hymn writer
  Boberg, Carl (b. 1859 d. 1940)   hymnologist
  Boye, Birgitte Katerine (b. 1742 d. 1824 a. 1785)   hymn writer, translator
  Boye, Caspar Johannes (b. 1791 d. 1853)   librettist, dramatist
  Braestrup, Adolf (b. 1880)   hymn writer
  Brorson, Hans Adolf (b. 1694 d. 1764)   hymn writer, bishop
  Bystrom, Jacob (b. 1854 d. 1947)   hymn writer
  Cavallin, Severin (b. 1820 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Cedarholm, Hilda (b. 1866 d. 1928)   hymn writer
  Cruger, Johannes (b. 1598 d. 1662)   composer, theorist
  Dahlof, Julius Alfred (b. 1871 d. 1913)   organ
  Danielson, Daniel Johan (b. 1851 d. 1910)   hymn writer
  Eklof, Algot (b. 1875 d. 1938)   organ
  Eklund, Johan Alfred (b. 1863 d. 1945)   hymn writer
  Ekman, E.J. (b. 1842 d. 1915)   hymn writer
  Ekstrom, Fredrik August (b. 1819 d. 1901)   organ
  Eltholtz, Alberta (b. 1840 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Eltholtz, Carl Frederik (b. 1840 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Eriksson, Erik (b. 1879 d. 1918)   hymn writer
  Fernholm, Andreas (b. 1840 d. 1892)   hymn writer
  Franzen, Franz Michael (b. 1772 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Freylinghausen, Johann Anastasius (b. 1670 d. 1739)   theologian
  Friden, Joel S. (b. 1890)   hymn writer
  Frykman, Nils (b. 1842 d. 1911)   hymn writer
  Gregersen, Andreas P.V. (b. 1723 d. 1801)   hymn writer
  Gregor, Christian Friedrich (b. 1723 d. 1801)   bishop, administrator of the Moravian church
  Grytzel, Josef (b. 1862 d. 1908)   hymn writer
  Gustafson, Gustaf A. (b. 1865 d. 1922)   hymn writer
  Gustafson, Johan (b. 1889)   hymn writer
  Hansson, Anders (b. 1863 d. 1925)   hymn writer
  Heede, Elevine (b. 1820 d. 1883)   hymn writer
  Hoglund, Trygve (b. 1902)   hymn writer
  Holm, Niels Johannes (b. 1778 d. 1845)   hymn writer
  Hygom, Peder Jacobsen (b. 1692 d. 1764)   hymn writer
  Ingemann, Bernhardt Severin (b. 1789 d. 1862)   writer, hymn writer
  Jacobsson, Jacob Th. (b. 1840 d. 1912)   hymn writer
  Jensen-Maar, Jens (b. 1856 d. 1932)   hymn writer
  Johnsen, Svend Kristian (b. 1856 d. 1943)   hymn writer
  Jonsson, Fredrika (b. 1856 d. 1905)   hymn writer
  Jonsson, Lisa (b. 1856 d. 1905)   hymn writer
  Karlsson, Mats (b. 1855 d. 1916)   hymn writer
  Kiblberg, Robert T. (b. 1848 d. 1908)   hymn writer
  Kingo, Thomas (b. 1634 d. 1703)   poet, hymn writer
  Kofod, Johannes (b. 1900)   hymn writer
  Kolmodin, Israel (b. 1643 d. 1709)   hymn writer
  Lagerstrom, Selma Sundelius (b. 1869 d. 1927)   hymn writer
  Landstad, Magnus Brostrup (b. 1802 d. 1880)   hymn writer
  Larsen, Emil (b. 1900)   hymn writer
  Laurenti, Laurentius (b. 1660 d. 1722 a. 1700)   music director, Liederdichter
  Lindberg, Oscar Fredrik (b. 1870 d. 1931)   organ
  Lindeman, Ludvig Mathias (b. 1812 d. 1887)   organ, music scholar
  Linderot, Lars (b. 1761 d. 1811)   hymn writer
  Lindqvist, Mickael Peter (b. 1832 d. 1923)   hymn writer
  Lindschold, Erike (b. 1634 d. 1690)   hymn writer
  Lindstrom, Albert Esaias (b. 1853 d. 1935)   organ
  Lundgren, Doris (b. 1903)   hymn writer
  Lundin, Carl Gustaf (b. 1869 d. 1965)   hymn writer
  Mankell, Carl Abraham (b. 1802 d. 1868)   professor of church music
  Mann, Niels (b. 1889)   hymn writer
  Moden, Karl August (b. 1868 d. 1950)   hymn writer
  Mohrbutter, Benjamine (b. 1840)   hymn writer
  Mortensen-Tondebinder, Claus (b. 1500 d. 1576)   father of Danish hymnody
  Nelsen, Niels Peter (b. 1861 d. 1942)   hymn writer
  Neumeister, Erdmann (b. 1671 d. 1756)   poet, theologian
  Nordblom, Johann Erik (b. 1788 d. 1848 a. 1833-1848)   singer, teacher
  Nordstrom, Axel Teodor (b. 1863 d. 1944)   hymn writer
  Norstrom, Karl E. (b. 1859 d. 1918)   hymn writer
  Nystrom, Johan Erik (b. 1842 d. 1907)   hymn writer
  Oberg, Simon (b. 1897)   hymn writer
  Olander, Anna (b. 1861 d. 1932)   hymn writer, poet
  Ollon, Gustaf (b. 1646 d. 1704)   hymn writer
  Olsson, Otto (Emanuel) (b. 1879 d. 1964)   organ, composer
  Ostman, Gustav (b. 1867 d. 1953)   hymn writer
  Paulli, Jacob Peter M. (b. 1844 d. 1915)   hymn writer
  Posse-Ehrenborg, Elizabeth (b. 1818 d. 1880)   hymn writer
  Ramvold, Viggo (b. 1914)   hymn writer
  Ramvold, Viggo (b. 1914)   hymn writer
  Richardt, Christian (b. 1831)   digter, poet
  Rosenius, Carl Oluf (b. 1816 d. 1868)   lay-preacher, hymn writer
  Sandell-Berg, Lina [Karolina] (b. 1832 d. 1903)   songwriter, hymn writer
  Sanger, Nya (b. 1724 d. 1798)   hymn writer
  Santon, Jorgen Peter (b. 1878 d. 1944)   hymn writer
  Schou, Karl Jensen (b. 1841 d. 1889)   hymn writer
  Skarstedt, Carl Wilhelm (b. 1815 d. 1908)   hymn writer
  Soderberg, Wilhelm Theodor (b. 1845 d. 1922)   composer, organ
  Sonneson, Jon (b. 1869 d. 1950)   hymn writer
  Sorensen, Jens Marinus (b. 1880)   hymn writer
  Spegel, Haquin (b. 1645 d. 1714)   songwriter
  Stenhammer, Per Ulrik (b. 1829 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Stenholm, Carl August (b. 1843 d. 1884)   hymn writer
  Stromberg, Mattias (d. 1900)   hymn writer
  Stromberg, Otto H. (b. 1867 d. 1936)   hymn writer
  Stub, Ambrosius (b. 1705 d. 1758)   hymn writer
  Swedberg, Jasper (a. 1695)   hymn writer
  Tandberg, Harry A. (b. 1871 d. 1951)   hymn writer
  Thaarup, Christian J.M. (b. 1851 d. 1918)   hymn writer
  Toren, Carl Axel (b. 1813 d. 1904)   hymn writer
  Truve, Teodor (b. 1838 d. 1910)   hymn writer
  Vesterberg, Johan Teodor (b. 1859 d. 1926)   hymn writer
  Vretblod, Viktor Patrik (b. 1876 d. 1953)   hymn writer
  Wall, Gustaf Torsten Valdemar (b. 1902)   organ, composer
  Wallentin, Fredrik V. (b. 1885)   organ, choir master
  Weman, Nils Henry Paul (b. 1897)   church musician
  Wendel-Hansen, Erland (b. 1916)   hymn writer
  Wexels, Wilhelm A. (b. 1797 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Weyse, Christoph Ernst Friedrich (b. 1774 d. ?)   composer, Komponist
  Wideen, Karl Ivar Natanael (b. 1871 d. 1951)   composer
  Will-Ojerholm, Mathilde (b. 1858 d. 1903)   hymn writer
  Willerup, Christian E. (b. 1815 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Zinck, Hardenack Otto Conrad (b. 1746)   composer, Komponist
  Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig (b. 1700 d. 1760)   Lutheran pietist

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