Christian Singers of Germany

by Catherine Winkworth

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A "charming biographical work" featuring more translations of German poetry and hymnody: "admirable art applied to the management of complex and difficult versification." [Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology]
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Catherine Winkworth
Born: September 13, 1827
Died: July 1, 1878
Related topics: Bio-bibliography, Biography, Criticism, interpretation, etc., German literature, History
Basic information: Catherine Winkworth (13 September 1827 - 1 July 1878) was an English translator. She is best known for bringing the German chorale tradition to English speakers with her numerous translations of hymns.
Popular works: Chorale Book for England, Christian Singers of Germany, Cumulative Indexes to the Hymn Translations of Catherine Winkworth, Lyra Germanica: Second Series: The Christian Life, Lyra Germanica: The Christian Year