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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

Lindeman, Ludvig Mathias's bio information

November 28, 1812 - May 23, 1887

Born: November 28, 1812, Trondheim, Norway.

Died: May 23, 1887, Christiana, Norway.

Buried: Vor Frelsers (Our Savior’s) Church, Oslo, Norway. A bust of Lindeman was erected in 1912 outside the church.

Lindeman studied both theology and music, and became an organist at Vor Frelsers Church in Oslo (the church was renamed to Oslo Domkirke (cathedral) in 1950). Son of a concert pianist, Lindeman was one of the leading Norwegian musicians of the 19th Century, and served as organist at Vor Frelsers Church for 47 years. He also collected almost 2,000 Norwegian folk tunes, publishing many in a 3-volume set (1853-1867). His other works include:

* Melodier til Landstads Salmebog (Music for Landstad’s Hymnal), 1871.
* Koralbog for den norske kirke, 1871

Sources

* Erickson, pp. 335-6
* Hustad, pp. 273-4
* Stulken, pp. 351-2

Music

1. Consolation (Lindeman)
2. Fred til Bod
3. Herre Jesu Krist
4. Kirken den er et
5. Lindeman
6. Spring of Souls

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/l/i/lindeman_lm.html

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