May 2, 1812, Weilburg, Nassau, Germany.

June 13, 1874, Nassau, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia.

Son of seminary professor Johann Adam Anthes, Friedrich studied theology, then pastored at Herborn, Haiger, and Ackerbach. He retired in 1857 due to poor health. His works include:

Note: The authorship of the tune Anthes is in dispute; some attribute it to J. A. Anthes, who is credited with a slightly different version called Antalya.

  1. Anthes