1772-1847
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February 9, 1772, Uleåborg, Sweden (now Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland).

August 14, 1847, Härnösand, Sweden.

Gamla Kyrkogärden, Härnösand, Sweden.

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Franzèn studied theology in Turku, Åbo Akademi (where he became Librarian and Professor of Literary History), and later in Uppsala, Sweden. In 1810, he moved to Sweden, where he pastored at Kumla, Orebro, and Santa Clara, Stockholm. In 1834, he became bishop of Härnösand. He also served as secretary of the Swedish Academy, and published a hymnal together with Johan Wallin.

  1. Ack, doeden hafwer h’danryckt
  2. Ack, wi ’ro alla Adams barn, O Gud
  3. Ajar the Temple Gates Are Swinging
  4. Allt fullkomnadt ’r, o Jesu, och du far
  5. Around You, O Lord Jesus, Your Own You Gather
  6. Awake! The Watchman Crieth
  7. Bereden väg för Herran!
  8. Come, O Jesus, and Prepare Me
  9. Dawn Bursts o’er Death’s Prison
  10. Day Departs, Yet Thou Art Near, The
  11. Den korta stund jag vandrar h’r
  12. Din sol gaar bort, men du blir n’r
  13. Din spira, Jesu, str’ckes ut
  14. Du, som war den minstes w’n
  15. Fader, ogsaa denne gang
  16. Fridens Gud, oss frid foerl’na
  17. Gud, min Gud, som wille ’n
  18. He Liveth Forever!
  19. Hoer gud ’nnu sin naad dig bjuder
  20. Hwad ljus oefwer griften
  21. Jesu dig i djupa noeden
  22. Jesu, l’r mig r’tt betrakta
  23. Jesum haf i ständigt minne
    • Jesus, in Thy Memory Keep
    • Look to Jesus, Till, Reviving
  24. Jesus Keep in Memory Ever
  25. Kom, o Jesu, w’ck mitt sinne
  26. Little While I Linger Here, The
  27. Look to Jesus Christ Thy Savior
  28. Min hwilotimma ljuder
  29. Naar allt omkring mig hwilar
  30. O Gud, waar broder Abels blod
  31. O Gud, wi lofwe dig
  32. O herre gud goer naad med mig
  33. O Jesu, ’n de dina
  34. O morgonrodnad, helga ljus
  35. Paa Sinai stod Herren Gud
  36. Prepare the Royal Highway
  37. Savior Is Risen, Light Bursts from the Tomb, The
  38. S’ll den som
  39. Thine Own, O Loving Savior
  40. Thy Scepter, Jesus, Shall Extend
  41. Til dit Hus med Takkesang
  42. Wak upp, hoer w’kten ljuder
  43. When Vesper Bells Are Calling