Zimmermann, Johann Christian

Zimmermann, Johann Christian a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born at Langenwiesen, near Ilmenau, August 12, 1702. He studied at Leipsic, and was appointed court- chaplain at Hanover in 1738. In 1743 he was called as provost and superintendent to Ueltzen, in Hanover, where he died, May 28, 1783. He is the author of several hymns, which are found in Vermehrtes Hanoverisches Kirchen-Gesangbuch (edited by Zimmermann, Hanover, 1740). See Koch, Gesch. d. deutschen Kirchenliedes, 5:566 sq. (B.P.)

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