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Rist, Johann von

(1607–67). B. Ottensen, near Hamburg, Ger.; educ. Bremen, Rinteln, Rostock, Leiden, Utrecht, Leipzig; influenced by J. Stegmann*; pastor Wedel, near Hamburg, 1635. Wrote perhaps ca. 680 hymns, including “Auf, auf, ihr Reichsgenossen”; “Hilf, Herr Jesu, lass gelingen”; “Du Lebensbrod, Herr Jesu Christ”; “Wie wohl hast du gelabet”; “O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort.” See also Schop, Johann.


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