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Layriz, Friedrich

(Layritz; 1808–59). B. Nemmersdorf, Bav., Ger.; educ. Erlangen and Leipzig; pastor Hirschlag 1837, St. Georgen (near Bayreuth) 1842, Sehwaningen 1846; advocated restoration of the original form of the Ger. rhythmical chorale. Works include Kern des deutschen Kirchengesangs; Kern des deutschen Kirchenlieds von Luther bis auf Gellert; Die Liturgie eines vollstöndigen. Hauptgottesdienstes nach lutherischem Typus; music supplement to J. K. W. Löhe's* Agende; tune for the hymn “Eins ist Not” [“One Thing's Needful”].

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