March 4, 1801, Basel, Switzerland.

June 7 1874, Basel, Switzerland.

Hagenbach was the son of C. F. Hagenbach, professor of medicine at Basel. He studied at the Universities of Basel, Bonn, and Berlin, returning to Basel in 1823 as a university lecturer on church history. He was appointed professor of church history in 1829.

Hagenbach’s hymns appeared mainly in his Gedichte (Basel, Switzerland: 1846), a book of poems. His other works include:

  1. Du Quell, der Alle Herzen Tränket
    • Thou Fountain for the Panting Heart
  2. Stille Halten Deinem Walten

Hagenbach’s burial place