O du Mann voll Schmerz

O du Mann voll Schmerz

Author: Johannes de Watteville
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Johannes de Watteville

Johannes de Watteville, was the son-in-law of Nicholas Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf, married to Zinzendorf's daughter Benigna. He was a Moravian bishop in Germany. He originated the Christingle tradition in 1747 when he gave each child in his church a lighted candle wrapped in a red ribbon with a prayer that said "Lord Jesus, kindle a flame in these dear children's hearts."… Go to person page >

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First Line: O du Mann voll Schmerz
Author: Johannes de Watteville

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