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Paul Gerhardt

(1607-1667 / Germany)

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Paul Gerhardt (12 March 1607 – 27 May 1676) was a German hymn writer. He is commemorated as a hymnwriter in the Calendar of Saints of the Lutheran Church on 26 October with Philipp Nicolai and Johann Heermann.

Gerhardt was born into a middle-class family at Gräfenhainichen, a small town between Halle and Wittenberg. At the age of fifteen, he entered the Fürstenschule in Grimma. The ... more »

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