1660-1722
Lorenz Lorenzen

June 8, 1660, Husum, Schleswig.

May 29, 1722, Bremen, Germany.

Son of Herr Lorenz (or Laurenti), a burgess of Husum, Laurentius entered the University of Rostock in 1681. A year and a half later, he went to Kiel to study music. In 1684, he was appointed cantor and music director at the cathedral church in Bremen. His works include:

  1. Du wesentliches Wort
  2. Ermuntert euch, ihr Frommen
  3. Fliesst ihr Augen, fliesst von Thränen
    • Flow My Tears, Flow Still Faster
    • Weep, Mine Eyes, with Tears O’erflowing
  4. Jesu, wat hat dich getrieben
    • Jesus! What Was That Which Drew Thee
  5. Wach auf, mein Herz, die Nacht ist hin
    • Rouse Up, My Heart! the Night Is O’er
    • Wake Up, My Heart, the Night Has Flown
  6. Wer im Herzen will erfahren