1532–1599

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

1599, Lang­feld (near Son­nen­burg), Bran­den­burg.

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.

  1. Es Ist Ge­wiss­lich an der Zeit
  2. Gott Heil’ger Geist, hilf uns mit Grund
  3. Great God, What Do I See and Hear?