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Ernst Sonnemann (Hymn-Writer)

Born: 1630 - Ahlden (Löneburg), Germany
Died: 1670 – Einbeck

Ernst Sonnemann assumed the position of Deputy Headmaster of Schools in Celle in 1658. In this postion he was the editor of the Lüneburg Hymnal in 1661, the same year that he became a pastor at the Cathedral St. Alexandri in the town of Einbeck where he died in 1670.

 

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Thomas Braatz (April 2006)

Texts of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

BWV 128 (after him)

Chorale Texts used in Bach’s Vocal Works

Title

Year

EKG

Zahn

Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein (adaptation of Josua Wegelin's original text)

1661

83

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