O Thou, Who Hast of Thy Pure Grace

Author: Martin H. Franzmann

Born: January 29, 1907, Lake City, Minnesota. Died: March 28, 1976, Cambridge, England.  Go to person page >

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First Line: O thou who hast of thy pure grace
Title: O Thou, Who Hast of Thy Pure Grace
Author: Martin H. Franzmann
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © Concordia Publishing House

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VATER UNSER

Martin Luther's versification of the Lord's Prayer was set to this tune in Valentin Schumann's hymnal, Geistliche Lieder (1539); the tune, whose composer remains unknown, had some earlier use. The tune name derives from Luther's German incipit: “Vater unser im Himmelreich….” Because VATER UNSE…

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