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Franck, Johann

(1618–77). B. Guben, Ger.; studied at Königsberg; friend of S. Dach* and H. Held* (1620–59); lawyer 1645; mayor Guben 1661; poet; firm faith, deep earnestness, finished form, simplicity of expression, and a personal, individual tone mark his hymns, which include “Herr Jesu, Licht der Heiden”; “Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele”; “Jesu, meine Freude”; “Herr, ich habe missgehandelt.”

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