Wulffer, Daniel

Wulffer, Daniel a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born at Nuremberg, July 3, 1617, and died there, May 11, 1685, professor and pastor. He is best known as the author of that fine hymn, O Ewigkeit, O Ewigkeit, a favorite with the historian Niebuhr. It has been translated into English in the Lyra Germ. 1:26: "Eternity! Eternity! How long art thou, Eternity!" See Will, Nurnberger Gelehrtez-Lexikon, 3:1757; Wulfferische Leichenpredigt (Nuremberg, 1685); Kocl, Gesch. d. deutschen Kirchenliedes, 3:144 sq. (B.P.)

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