Wallin, Johan Olaf (M)

Surname: Wallin
Forename(s): Johan Olaf
b. 1779. d. 1839. Nationality: Swedish. VIAF.
Poet, preacher, and hymn writer. Born at Stora Tura. Received prestigious prizes for poetry at Upsala in 1805 and 1809. Worked as a pastor at Solna (1809) and Stockholm (1815). Appointed Dean of Westeras in 1818. Author of Den Swenska Pslamboken, af Konungen Gillad och Stadfästad (The Swedish Hymn-Book, Approved and Confirmed by the King, 1819). 150 of his own hymns were included in this volume, in addition to various translations and revisions. Biographical information: Hymnary. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lines by Wallin, The Swedish Poet: Written A Few Hours Before His Death 1853-07-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6471