Rise, exalt our Head and King

Rise, exalt our Head and King

Author: Matthew Gottfried Hehl
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Matthew Gottfried Hehl

Hehl, Matthäus Gottfried, was born April 30, 1705, at Ebersbach, near Goppingen, Württemberg, and studied at the University of Tubingen (M.A. 1723). He was assistant clergyman in a village near Tubingen when Zinzendorf visited Tubingen in 1733. Thereafter he became a Moravian, was ordained in 1744 a presbyter, and in 1751 was consecrated in London as coadjutor bishop for America. He arrived at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 10, 1751, and in Nov., 1756, removed to Lititz. On account of advancing years ho resigned his office in 1781, and died at Lititz, Dec. 4, 1787 (Koch, v. 348-349). His hymns were written during his "stay at Herrnhut, and appeared in the Herrnhut Gesang-Buch 1735, and its Appendices. One has passed into English non-Moravi… Go to person page >

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Author: Matthew Gottfried Hehl

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #614Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d622
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #742Page Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #113Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1034Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #616Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1034Page Scan



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