Des Veilleurs, La Voix Sonore

Author: Philip Nicolai (1556-1608)

Nicolai, Philipp, D.D., son of Dieterich Nicolai, sometime Lutheran pastor at Herdecke, in Westphalia, and after 1552, at Mengeringhausen in Waldeck, was born at Mengeringhausen, August 10, 1556. (The father was son of Nicolaus Rafflenbol, of Rafflenbol, near Hagen, in Westphalia, and in later life had adopted the Latinised form Nicolai of his father's Christian name as his own surname.) In 1575 Nicolai entered the University of Erfurt, and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. After completing his University course in 1579 (D.D. at Wittenberg July 4, 1594), he lived for some time at Volkliardinghausen, near Mengeringhausen, and frequently preached for his father. In August, 1583, he was appointed Lutheran preacher at Herdecke, but found many diff… Go to person page >

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First Line: Des veilleurs, la voix sonore
Title: Des Veilleurs, La Voix Sonore
German Title: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Author: Philip Nicolai (1556-1608)
Language: French
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: © tr. Eglise et Liturgie, L'Office divin, 1947