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Albert Knapp (1798–1864)

Knapp, Albert (knäp). A German religious poet; born, July 25, 1798; died on June 18, 1864. Many of his hymns can be found in the manual ‘Christoterpe’ (1833–53), a collection which had previously appeared in small volumes, one issued each year. His ‘Evangelical Treasury of Songs for Church and Home’ (1837) was taken from the liturgies and hymns of all Christian countries. He gave great impetus to the poetry of devotion in Germany.