Indelible Grace Hymnbook

Samuel Rodigast

Born: Oc­to­ber 19, 1649, Gro­ben, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: March 29, 1708, Ber­lin, Ger­ma­ny.

Buried: Klos­ter Kirche, Ber­lin, Ger­ma­ny.

Son of a Luth­e­ran min­is­ter, Ro­di­gast at­tend­ed the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Je­na (MA 1671), then joined the phil­o­so­phy fa­cul­ty there. In 1680, he be­came con­rec­tor at the Grey­fri­ars Gym­na­si­um in Ber­lin. He de­clined ap­point­ments as a pro­fess­or at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Je­na and rec­tor at schools in Stade and Stral­sund, choos­ing to stay in Ber­lin.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal