The group of songs (Opus 21) contains one which might be described as the composer’s own confession. It is very moving and would serve as a fitting motto for his life and work."

No prophet I, no warrior bold No learned mantle wearing But as I go my harp I hold The grace of God declaring .
(Von Rieseman, 1970, 225)

"Then an entirely unexpected event, which I can only attribute to the of God, and which...came to our rescue."
(Ibid, 186)


Does God Exist?