From the far blue heaven

Author: Johann Wilhelm Hey

Hey, Johann Wilhelm, son of H. A. Hey, pastor at Leina, near Gotha, was born at Leina, March 26, 1789. He studied at the Universities of Jena and Göttingen, became in 1811 licentiate in theology, and, after varied tutorial work, was appointed in 1818 pastor at Töttelstadt, near Gotha. In 1827 he became court preacher at Gotha, where his preaching attracted large audiences, but being regarded as a Pietist, was in 1832 appointed superintendent of Ichtershausen. He died at Ichtershausen, May 19, 1854 (Koch, vii. 262-266; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xii. 344-345; MS. from Pfarrer Ortlob of Leina). Hey's poems were mostly written for children. The best known are his Fabeln für Kinder, with illustrations by Otto Speckter, of which the fir… Go to person page >

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First Line: From the far blue heaven
Author: Johann Wilhelm Hey
Refrain First Line: Jesus calls today

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Children's Praise No. 1 #108Page Scan
Early Blossoms: a collection of music for Sabbath schools, with rudiments #75bPage Scan
Religious Education Music Manual #d39
Select Songs for School and Home #d33
Songs for Primary Children #d21
Spring Blossoms #d24
The Lesser Hymnal: a Collection of Hymns for the Sunday School and Social Worship ... from The Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d82
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #676Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #676Page Scan



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