Joachim Neander (Neumann) (1650 – 31 May 1680) was a German Reformed (Calvinist) Church teacher, theologian and hymn writer whose most famous hymn, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation (German: Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren) is generally regarded as one of the greatest hymns of praise of the Christian church and, since being translated into English by Catherine Winkworth in the 19th century, it has appeared in most major hymnals.Notable Works in Summary:Creation of Hymns:· 2nd ed. Bremen, 1683 ;· 4th ed. Frankfurt, 1689. These editions contain 57 hymns.

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  • Joachim Neander (* 1650 in Bremen; † 31. Mai 1680 in Bremen) war ein deutscher Pastor und Kirchenliederdichter und -komponist. Nach ihm wurde das Neandertal benannt. (de)
  • Joachim Neander (Neumann) (1650 – 31 May 1680) was a German Reformed (Calvinist) Church teacher, theologian and hymn writer whose most famous hymn, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation (German: Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren) is generally regarded as one of the greatest hymns of praise of the Christian church and, since being translated into English by Catherine Winkworth in the 19th century, it has appeared in most major hymnals. Neander wrote about 60 hymns and provided tunes for many of them. He is considered by many to be the first important German hymnist after the Reformation and is regarded as the outstanding hymn writer of the German Reformed Church. Joachim Neander was born in Bremen, the son of a Latin teacher. His grandfather, a musician, had changed the family name from the original Neumann ('New man' in English) to the Greek form Neander following the fashion of the time. After the death of his father, he could not afford to study at a famous university. He therefore studied theology in his hometown from 1666 to 1670. At first, his heart was not in it. It was only when he heard a sermon of Theodor Undereyk (shortly before the end of his course) that his beliefs became serious. In 1671 he became a private tutor in Heidelberg, and in 1674 he became a teacher in a Latin school in Düsseldorf, one step before becoming a minister. While living there, he liked to go to the nearby valley of the Düssel river, nature being the inspiration for his poems. He also held gatherings and services in the valley, at which he gave sermons. The Neandertal (German thal for valley, modernized to tal) was renamed in his honor in the early 19th century, and became famous in 1856 when the remains of the Neanderthal Man (Homo neanderthalensis) were found there. In 1679, Neander became a pastor in Bremen, as his popularity with the common people had caused problems with the church administration in Düsseldorf. One year later, at the age of 30, he died of tuberculosis. Notable Works in Summary: “Being the first important hymn-writer of the German Reformed Church, Neander wrote his creation mostly at Düsseldorf. In most cases, his lips had been sealed to any but official work. The unfortunate conflict to his true history has now been established from the original documents, and may be summarized as follows: · The minister and elders of the Reformed Church had the entire control of the school at Düsseldorf. About July 1673 to an estimate of May1677 was Sylvester Lürsen (a native of Bremen, and a few years older than Neander), a man of ability and earnestness, but jealous, and, in later times at least, quarrelsome. · With him, Neander at first worked harmoniously, frequently preaching in the church, assisting in the visitation of the sick, &c. But he soon introduced practices which inevitably brought on a conflict. He began to hold prayer meetings of his own, without informing or consulting minister or elders; he began to absent himself from Holy Communion, on the ground that he could not conscientiously communicate along with the unconverted, and also persuaded others to follow this example; and became less regular in his attendance at the ordinary services of the Church. · Besides these causes of offence he drew out a new timetable for the school, made alterations on the school buildings, held examinations and appointed holidays without consulting any one. · The result of all this was a Visitation of the school on Nov. 29, 1676, and then his suspension from school and pulpit on Feb. 3, 1677. On Feb. 17 he signed a full and definite declaration by which "without mental reservations" he bound himself not to repeat any of the acts complained of; and thereupon was permitted to resume his duties as rector but not as assistant minister. · The suspension thus lasted only 14 days, and his salary was never actually stopped. The statements that he was banished from Düsseldorf, and that he lived for months in a cave in the Neanderthal near Mettmann are therefore without foundation. Still his having had to sign such a document was a humiliation which he must have felt keenly, and when, after Lürsen's departure, the second master of the Latin school was appointed permanent assistant pastor, this feeling would be renewed. Creation of Hymns: A number were circulated among his friends at Düsseldorf in MS., but they were first collected and published after his removal to Bremen, and appeared as:— · A und Ώ, Joachimi Neandri Glaub-und Liebesübung: — auffgemuntert durch ein fällige Bundes Lieder und Danck-Psalmen, Bremen, Hermann Brauer, 1680; · 2nd ed. Bremen, 1683 ; · 3rd ed. Bremen, 1687; - The so-called 3rd. ed. at Wesel, 1686, also found in Berlin, was evidently pirated.] Other editions rapidly followed till we find the complete set (i.e. 57 or 58) formally incorporated as part of a hymnbook, e.g. in the Marburg Reformed Gesang-Buch, 1722, where the first part consists of Lobwasser's Psalter, the second of Neander's Bundeslieder, and the third of other hymns. Neander's Bundeslieder also form a division of the Lemgo Reformed Gesang-Buch, 1722; · 4th ed. Frankfurt, 1689. These editions contain 57 hymns. · 5th ed., Frankfurt and Leipzig, 1691, edited by G. C. Strattner, eight hymns were added as being also by Neander. [The whole of these eds. are in the Royal Library, Berlin. One of his favourite book used in the meetings conducted by G. Tersteegen, which in the 5th ed., Solingen, 1760, has the title Gott-geheiligtes Harfen-Spiel der Kinder Zion; bestehend in Joachimi Neandri sämtlichen Bundes-Liedern, &c. In this way, especially in the district near Düsseldorf and on the Ruhr, Neander's name was honoured and beloved long after it had passed out of memory at Bremen.” – See Website 1 for further reference. (en)
  • Joachim Neander, pseudonyme de Joachim Neumann (1650, Brême - 31 mai 1680, Brême) était un pasteur, poète et musicien Allemand. Suivant les habitudes de son temps, son grand-père (déjà pasteur) avait hellénisé son nom (Neumann signifiant « homme nouveau ») en « Neander » et son petit-fils conserva ce pseudonyme. (fr)
  • Joachim Neander (Bremen, 1650 - ibídem, 31 de mayo de 1680) fue un pastor evangélico, poeta lírico de cantos religiosos y compositor. El «valle de Neander» (Neandertal) se denominó así en su honor. (es)
  • ヨアヒム・ネアンダー(Joachim Neander, 1650年 - 1680年5月31日)は、ドイツ改革派教会(カルヴァン派)の教師、神学者である。また、賛美歌作者として知られる。本名はヨアヒム・ノイマン(Joachim Neumann)。 (ja)
  • Joachim Neander (1650, Bremen – 31 de maio de 1680) foi um pastor evangélico, poeta e compositor de música sacra alemão. (pt)
  • Joachim Neander (Bremen, 1650 – aldaar, 31 mei 1680) was een Duitse gereformeerde predikant en componist/tekstdichter. Naar hem werd het Neanderdal genoemd, waaraan later de daar gevonden prehistorische mens neanderthaler zijn naam zou ontlenen. Hij kwam uit een Duitse domineesfamilie, die volgens de toenmalige mode de achternaam Neumann vergriekste tot Neander. (nl)
  • Joachim Neander, właśc. Joachim Neumann (ur. 1650 w Bremie, zm. 31 maja 1680 tamże) – niemiecki protestancki kompozytor, teolog i nauczyciel. (pl)
  • Иоа́хим Неа́ндер (нем. Joachim Neander; 1650, Бремен — 31 мая 1680, там же) — немецкий пастор, теолог, сочинитель церковных гимнов и композитор. В его честь названа долина Неандерталь в Германии, место находки неандертальского человека. (ru)
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  • Joachim Neander (* 1650 in Bremen; † 31. Mai 1680 in Bremen) war ein deutscher Pastor und Kirchenliederdichter und -komponist. Nach ihm wurde das Neandertal benannt. (de)
  • Joachim Neander, pseudonyme de Joachim Neumann (1650, Brême - 31 mai 1680, Brême) était un pasteur, poète et musicien Allemand. Suivant les habitudes de son temps, son grand-père (déjà pasteur) avait hellénisé son nom (Neumann signifiant « homme nouveau ») en « Neander » et son petit-fils conserva ce pseudonyme. (fr)
  • Joachim Neander (Bremen, 1650 - ibídem, 31 de mayo de 1680) fue un pastor evangélico, poeta lírico de cantos religiosos y compositor. El «valle de Neander» (Neandertal) se denominó así en su honor. (es)
  • ヨアヒム・ネアンダー(Joachim Neander, 1650年 - 1680年5月31日)は、ドイツ改革派教会(カルヴァン派)の教師、神学者である。また、賛美歌作者として知られる。本名はヨアヒム・ノイマン(Joachim Neumann)。 (ja)
  • Joachim Neander (1650, Bremen – 31 de maio de 1680) foi um pastor evangélico, poeta e compositor de música sacra alemão. (pt)
  • Joachim Neander, właśc. Joachim Neumann (ur. 1650 w Bremie, zm. 31 maja 1680 tamże) – niemiecki protestancki kompozytor, teolog i nauczyciel. (pl)
  • Иоа́хим Неа́ндер (нем. Joachim Neander; 1650, Бремен — 31 мая 1680, там же) — немецкий пастор, теолог, сочинитель церковных гимнов и композитор. В его честь названа долина Неандерталь в Германии, место находки неандертальского человека. (ru)
  • Joachim Neander (Neumann) (1650 – 31 May 1680) was a German Reformed (Calvinist) Church teacher, theologian and hymn writer whose most famous hymn, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation (German: Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren) is generally regarded as one of the greatest hymns of praise of the Christian church and, since being translated into English by Catherine Winkworth in the 19th century, it has appeared in most major hymnals.Notable Works in Summary:Creation of Hymns:· 2nd ed. Bremen, 1683 ;· 4th ed. Frankfurt, 1689. These editions contain 57 hymns. (en)
  • Joachim Neander (Bremen, 1650 – aldaar, 31 mei 1680) was een Duitse gereformeerde predikant en componist/tekstdichter. Naar hem werd het Neanderdal genoemd, waaraan later de daar gevonden prehistorische mens neanderthaler zijn naam zou ontlenen.Hij kwam uit een Duitse domineesfamilie, die volgens de toenmalige mode de achternaam Neumann vergriekste tot Neander. (nl)
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