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Salomo Liscow (Hymn-Writer)

Born: 1640 - Niemitsch, near Guben (or Gubin), Lower Lusatia, Germany
Died: 1689

Salomo Liscow [Lischkow; Liscovius] was a German pastor and hymn-writer. He was educated in Leipzig and Wittenberg. He served as pastor in Otterwisch, near Grimma and Bad Lausick (or Lausigk) in 1644. He was Diakonus (2nd pastor) in Wurzen in 1685.

Salomo Liscow's hymns include Nun freue dich, o Christenheit; O Jesu, treuer Hirte; Schatz über alle Schätze; Bedenke, Mensch, das Ende; Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt; In Gottes Namen fang ich an (EG 494).

 

Source: Christian Cyclopedia Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2003), Teddy Kaufman (May 2006)

Texts of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

BWV 68

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Zahn

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Salomo Liscow (Christian Cyclopedia)

 

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