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 >
Author: J. D. Hernschmidt
Herrnschmidt, Johann Daniel, was born April 11, 1675, at Bopfingen, in Württemberg, where his father, G. A. Herrnschmidt, was from 1673-1702 diaconus, and 1702-1714 Town preacher. He entered the University of Altdorf in 1696 (M.A. 1698), and in the autumn of 1698 went to Halle. In the spring of 1702 he became assistant to his father, and in July, 1702, Heifer at the Town church. In 1712 he became superintendent, court preacher and consistorialrath at Idstein, and in the same year graduated D.D. at Halle. He was finally, in 1715, appointed Professor of Theology at Halle, and in 1716 also sub-director of the Orphanage and the Padagogium there. He died at Halle, Feb. 5, 1723 (Koch, iv. 349-354, 569, &c). He was one of the best hymnwriters of… Go to person page >
LOBE DEN HERREN, O MEINE SEELE (not to be confused with the more familiar LOBE DEN HERREN at 253) is a German chorale in AAB bar form. Well-known in Germany but less so in North America, this anonymous tune was published in 1665 in an appendix to the hymnal Neu-vermehrte Christlich Seelen-Harfe (166…