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O, let us exalt our dear Lord and proclaim,
In songs of true gratitude, praise to His name!
As songs of the angels in sweetest accord,
Our thanks and our praises shall rise to the Lord.
-- Zion's Harp # 165

Composer Bio Information

Kocher, Conrad's bio information

December 16, 1786 - March 12, 1872

Born: December 16, 1786, Dietzingen (near Leonberg), Württemberg, Germany.

Died: March 12, 1872, Stuttgart, Germany.

Kocher studied piano and composition in St. Petersburg, Russia, in the early 1800’s. He went to Rome, Italy, for further study in 1819, then returned to Germany in 1820. In 1821, he founded the School of Sacred Music in Stuttgart. He also served as organist in the Stiftskirche there. His works include:

* Die Tonkunst in der Kirche, 1823
* Zionsharfe, 1855

Sources

* Frost, p. 679
* Hustad, p. 270
* Nutter, p. 460
* Stulken, p. 184

Music

1. Dix
2. Elno

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/k/o/kocher_c.html

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