SUDERMANN, Daniel. b. Liège (Luik), the Netherlands (now Belgium), 24 February 1550; d. Strasbourg, ca. 1631. He was the son of a painter and engraver. For much of his life he lived and worked in Strasbourg. In 1587 he was vicar of the Bruderhof, the chapter house of the cathedral. With Adam Reissner he published translations from the Latin hymns of Prudentius*, Tägliche Gesangbuch…Prudentius vor tausend Jahren, auss dem Latein verteütscht (Strasbourg, 1596). The majority of Sudermann’s large output of hymns remains unpublished; he would be little known but for his version of an old Marienlied, ‘Es kommt ein Schiff, geladen’*. The text at EG 8 comes from Sudermann’s Etliche Hohe geistliche...
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