Make songs of joy to Christ, our head

Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda

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Author: Jiří Tranovský

Jiří Třanovský (Polish: Jerzy Trzanowski, Slovak: Juraj Tranovský, Latin: Georgius Tranoscius) (9 April 1592, Teschen, Silesia – 29 May 1637, Liptovský Sv. Mikuláš, Upper Hungary), was a hymnwriter from the Cieszyn Silesia. He was sometimes called the father of Slovak hymnody and the "Luther of the Slavs." His name is sometimes anglicized to George. Třanovský was born in Teschen, and studied at Guben and Kolberg. In 1607, he was admitted to the University of Wittenberg where Martin Luther had taught less than a century earlier. He traveled in Bohemia and Silesia in 1612 and became a teacher at St. Nicholas Gymnasium in Prague. Later, he became rector of a school in Holešov, Moravia. In 1616 he was ordained a priest in Meziř… Go to person page >

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First Line: Make songs of joy to Christ, our head
Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Author: Jiří Tranovský
Language: English
Copyright: © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship

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Small Church Music #2280
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Lutheran Service Book #484
Lutheran Worship #132
Small Church Music #2280Audio
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