NEUMEISTER, Erdmann. b. Üchteritz, Weissenfels (south of Halle), 12 May 1671; d. Hamburg, 18 August 1756. He was educated at the University of Leipzig (1689-95), where he taught as a lecturer (1695-97). He was assistant pastor and then pastor of Bibra (1697-1704), followed by a post as tutor and court preacher to Duke Johann Georg of Weissenfels (1704-06), and then as court preacher and Lutheran superintendent at Sorau to Count Erdmann II von Promnitz (1706-15). In 1715 he became pastor of St Jakob’s Church, Hamburg.
Neumeister published a devotional work, Der Zugang zum Gnadenstuhle Jesu Christo, dass ist: Christliche Gebete und Gesange (‘the entry to the throne of grace in Jesus Christ…...
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