Roi des Anges

Roi des anges, Mes louanges

Author: Alexandre Vinet
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Alexandre Vinet

Vinet, Alexandre Rodolphe, born June 12, 1799, at Ouchy, near Lausanne. His father, a man of somewhat stern religion, was schoolmaster of the village, and held a small appointment in the Canton du Vaud, Alexandre was appointed Professor of the French language at the gymnasium of Basle, at the age of 20, and occupied this office, with same work for the University, for twenty years. In 1819 he was called to the ministry, and married. At first opposed to the movement of the Réveil a deeper knowledge of its principles and deep sympathy with the persecution of its leaders, drew him heartily to its side. His pen was fearlessly used in defence of toleration (Du respect des opinion, 1824), freedom of worship (Mémoire en faveur de la liberty des… Go to person page >

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First Line: Roi des anges, Mes louanges
Title: Roi des Anges
Author: Alexandre Vinet
Language: French
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.