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Christian Jacob Koitsch (Poet)

Born: September 13, 1671 - Meißen, Saxony, Germany
Died: August 21, 1734 - Elbing, Germany

Christian Jacob [Jakob] Koitsch was a German pietist, theologian and poet of songs. On August 25, 1696 he was registered in Halle for studies of theology and was first among the promising students of A.W. Francke and J.J. Breithaupt and finally successor of Jakob Baumgartens as teacher in the Francke donation. Between 1700 and 1705 Koitsch worked as a supervisor of the Pädagogiums in Halle. In 1705 he was appointed as professor and a rector of the Gymnasium (High School) in Elbing.

Christian Jacob Koitsch contributed songs to the Neuen Geistreichen Gesangbuch of J.A. Freylinghausen.

Works

Kurze Einleitung in die heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments durch bequeme Reime, deren jeglicher den Inhalt anzeigt, Zülichau (Leipzig 1730)

 

Source: BBKL Website (Author: Susanne Siebert, 1992), English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2006)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2006)

Texts of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

BWV 482

Chorale Texts used in Bach’s Vocal Works

Title

Year

EKG

Zahn

Liebes Herz, bedenke doch

1714

6434

Links to other Sites

KOITSCH, Christian Jacob (BBKL) [German]

 

Bibliography

Jöcher III Erg.bd., 701-02
ADB XVI, 455; - Koch3 IV, 370-72
A.Fr.W. Fischer: Kirchenlieder-Lexikon 1. Half, Gotha 1878, 136b-137a
Goedeke III, 304
DLL IX, 177
John Julian: A Dictionnary OF Hymnology, New York 1957, I, 630-31

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