Baumeister, Karl August

Baumeister, Karl August a Protestant theologian of Germany, was born at Gorlitz, Aug. 21, 1741. In 1779 he joined the Moravian Brethren, who elected him in 1814 as their bishop. He died at Herrnhut, Aug. 8, 1818. He is the author of some fine hymns, which are to be found in the Moravian hymn-book. See Koch, Geschichte des deutschen Kirchenliedes,vi, 448; Knapp, Evangelischen Liederschatz, p. 1324. (B. P.)

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