Pages from History: 21 May, 1921: V. Nagel, author of “Samayamaam radhaththil” passes away.

21 May, 1921: V. Nagel, author of “Samayamaam radhaththil” passes away. Born in Germany on 3 November, 1867, he came to India in 1893, as a missionary. Along with his wife Harriet, he worked in Kunnamkulam, North Paravur, Trichur and Kumbanadu.

He has written more than 100 hymns in Malayalam. Hymn Nos. 57, 144(135), 153(143), 155(145), 203(392), 214(199), 223(208), 238(216), 239(217), 242(220), 244(222), 287, 294(280), 298(284), 300, 301, 325(319), 374(257), 380(260), 382(262), 390(269), 402(294) ,405(353) and 411(354) in Kristheeya Keerththanangal –  ( Hymn Book of the Mar Thoma Church)  are written by him.

V. Nagel

V. Nagel

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2 responses

  1. So nice to get history on these great men of God. Thanks for posting

    1. Thank you for your support and comment.

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