Bahr, Christian August

Bahr, Christian August a Lutheran theologian of Germany, Was born Jan. 25, 1795, at Atterwasch, in Lower Lusatia. He studied at Leipsic; was in 1821 appointed pastor at Oppach, in Upper Lusatia; accepted a call in 1834 to Zittau; and died April 23, 1846. He is the atthor of hymns, which were published in 1846: Sechsundzwanzig geistliche Lieder (Zittau). See Koch, Gesch. d. deutschen Kirchenliedes, 7:255 sq.; Tobias, in the preface to Bahr's hymns; Pilger aus Sachsen, 1846; Schsische Kirchenzeitung. 1841, No. 31, 36; 1846, No. 8. (B. P.)

 
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