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Gerhard Tersteegen (1697–1769)

Tersteegen, Gerhard (ter-stā’gen). A German lyric poet; born at Mörs, Nov. 25, 1697; died at Mühlheim on the Ruhr, April 3, 1769. Among his works are: ‘The Spiritual Garden’ (1729); ‘Crumbs’ (1773). Among his religious songs and hymns the more notable are ‘Shout, ye Heavens, for Joy’; and ‘The Day is Now Ended.’