Schubart, Christian Friedrich Daniel

Schubart, Christian Friedrich Daniel a Lutheran divine of Germany, was born at Obersontheim, in the county of Limburg, March 26, 1736, and died as court and theater poet at Stuttgart, Oct. 10, 1791. He is the author of the beautiful hymn Alles ist euer! O Worte des ewigen Lebens (transl. into English in Hymns from the Land of Luther, p. 61, "All things are yours, O sweet message of mercy divine"), and of Kommt heut' an eurem Stab (based on Lu 2:22-32, which Mills translated in his Horoe Germanicoe, p. 275, "Ye who with years are sinking"). See Schubart, Gesammelte Schriften (Stuttgart, 1839-40), vol. 1-8; Strauss, Schubarts Leben in seinen Briefen (Berlin, 1849, 2 vols.); Koch, Gesch. d. deutsch. Kirchenliedes, 6, 376 sq.; Knapp, Evangel. Liederschatz, p. 1344. (B.P.)

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