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Schmolck, Benjamin

(1672–1737). B. Brauchitschdorf, near Liegnitz, Ger.; educ. Leipzig; asst. to his father at Brauchitschdorf 1701; diaconus 1702, archidiaconus 1708, senior 1712, pastor primarius and inspector 1714 Schweidnitz. Author; hymnist. Hymns include “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier”; “Der beste Freund ist in dem Himmel”; “Wer nut mit seinem Gott verreiset”; “Tut mir auf die schöne Pforte”; “Jesus soil die Losung sein”; “Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan” (not to be confused with S. Rodigast's* hymn with the same 1st line).

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