1532–1599

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 28, 1532, Frank­furt an der Od­er, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: 1599, Lang­feld (near Son­nen­burg), Bran­den­burg.

Biography

Ringwaldt was or­dained in 1557, and was pas­tor of two par­ish­es be­fore sett­ling in 1566 as pas­tor of Lang­feld.

He was one of the most pro­li­fic hym­nists of the 16th Cen­tu­ry, writ­ing at least 165 hymns.

A se­lect­ion of 59 of his Geist­liche Lied­er was pub­lished at Hal­le, Ger­ma­ny, in 1858.

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Lyrics

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