'S Lobg'sang (The Hymn of Praise)

DESCRIPTION: Amish hymn in German.. "O Gott, Vater, wir loben dich Und deine Gute preisen; Das du uns O Herr gnadichlich An uns neun hast beweisen." "O God, Father, we praise you, And love your many blessings, That you have proved so merciful to us...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1742 (Amish Ausbund, according to Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 143-144, "'S Lobg'sang (The Hymn of Praise)" (1 short German text plus not-very-literal translation, 1 tune)
NOTES: This is said to be the most popular of all Amish hymns. - RBW
Last updated in version 3.2
File: KPL143

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