May 2, 1812, Weilburg, Nassau, Germany.

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

Friedrich was the son of seminary professor Johann Adam Anthes.

He 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