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Carl Boberg (1859 to 1940)
Protestant
The Swede Sang "How Great Thou Art."

Carl Boberg was born at Monsteras, Sweden. Following his conversion at age nineteen, he attended Bible school, preached and edited a Christian weekly Sanningsvittnet (Witness of the Truth). He also authored the hymn "How Great Thou Art," which we sing in a translation by Stuart K. Hine

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