1859-1930
Friedrich Wilhelm Herzberger

October 23, 1859, Baltimore, Maryland.

August 26, 1930, St. Louis, Missouri.

Concordia Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Frederick was the son of Friedrich August Herzberger, and husband of Martha Schroeter. He was educated at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, Herzberger pastored in Carson, Kansas; Chicago, Illinois; and Hammond, Indiana. He was also a pioneer missionary in Arkansas, became the first city missionary (in St. Louis) of the Lutheran Missouri Synod in 1899, and worked for many missionary and charitable causes. His works include:

  1. Again Is Come the New Church Year
  2. Branch So Fair Has Blossomed, A
  3. Christ Is Arisen, from Death’s Painful Prison
  4. Come, Children, Sing Rejoicing
  5. Glad Christmas Is Here, Is Here, Hallelujah
  6. Glory, Glory, Praise God on High
  7. Greetings Thousandfold Receive Thee
  8. How Great the Joy to Be a Lamb of Jesus
  9. Hush, Hush, Hush, Behold the Wondrous Light
  10. I Come, O Christ, Invited
  11. In Bethlehem, the Lowly
  12. In Lonely Dell, Where Dreary Night
  13. In Triumph He Went Heavenward
  14. Jesus Sinners Doth Receive
  15. Just Believe from Day to Day
  16. Let Egypt Boast Her Pyramids
  17. Let Me Have but Jesus
  18. Now Raise Your Happy Voice
  19. O Did You Hear the Wondrous Story?
  20. O Greatest Man of Pain
  21. O Have You Heard the Wondrous Story?
  22. O Thou Day, What Shall I Call Thee?
  23. See, There in the Manger Lies a Little Child
  24. The Early Sun Shines in the Skies
  25. The Truest Friend I Have in Heaven
  26. There Still Is Room in Jesus’ Arms So True
  27. We Thank Thee, Lord, with One Accord
  1. Now Are the Days Fulfilled
  2. Send, O Lord, Thy Holy Spirit

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