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Caspar Friedrich Nachtenhöfer (Hymn-Writer)

Born: 1624 - Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Died: 1685

Caspar [Kaspar] Friedrich Nachtenhöfer was a German hymn-writer. He was educated in Leipzig. In 1651 he became diaconus, and in 1655 pastor in Meeder, near Coburg;. In 1671 he became pastor in Coburg .

Caspar Friedrich Nachtenhöfer's hymns include: Dies ist die Nacht, da mir erschienen; Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter auf Erden; “So gehst du nun, mein Jesu, hin.

 

Source: Christian Cyclopdia Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2006)

Texts of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

BWV 500, BWV 500a

Chorale Melodies used in Bach’s Vocal Works

Title

Year

EKG

Zahn

So gehst du nun, mein Jesu, hin

1699

7631

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Nachtenhöfer, Caspar Friedrich (Christian Cyclopdia)

 

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