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Gramann, Johann(es)

(Graumann; Poliander; 1487–1541). B. Neustadt an der Aisch, Middle Franconia, W Bavaria, Ger.; educ. Leipzig; rector Thomasschule, Leipzig; secy of J. Eck* at Leipzig* Debate, but adopted the cause of the Reformation because of M. Luther's* appeal to Scripture and conscience; preacher Würzburg, Nürnberg, and Mansfeld; pastor Königsberg 1525–41. Wrote “Nun lob', mein' Seel', den Herren,” the oldest Luth. hymn of praise, based on Ps 103.

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