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?