1694–1764
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June 20, 1694, Ran­der­up, South Juth­lan­dia, Den­mark.

June 3, 1764, Ribe, Den­mark.

Ribe Ca­thed­ral, Ribe, Den­mark.

Son of a priest, Bror­son studied theology in Co­pen­ha­gen, and was ordained in 1721.

He served in Ran­der­up, Tön­der; as dean at Ribe Ca­thed­ral; and as Bishop at Ribe from 1741.

He published a hymn book in 1732 including Christmas hymns, followed by others. He is one of the three great Danish hymn writers besides Tho­mas Kin­go and Ni­ko­lai Grundt­vig.

  1. Den store hvide Flok vi se
  2. Her kommer, Jesus dina smaa
  3. Jeg gaar i Fare, hvor jeg gaar
  4. O Hellig Aand! mit Hierte
  1. Hvorledes Skal Jeg Møde