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Hymns Ancient and Modern: Historical Edition
William H. Frere, 1909

Philip Nicolai (1556-1608). Musician and divine, educated at Erfurt and Wittenberg. Lutheran Pastor in Waldeck, and Westphalia, and finally at Hamburg. Writer of two of the greatest German hymns and tunes. No. 348.
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How Bright Appears the Morning StarRev. Philip Nocolai, 1599, Translation by William Mercer, recast 1859
O Morning Star, So Pure, So BrightRev. Philipp Nicolai, 1599, Translation Composite, 1916
Wake, Awake, for Night Is FlyingRev. Philip Nicolai, 1599, Translation by Miss Catherine Winkworth, 1858, 1863
Wake, Awake, for Night Is FlyingRev. Philipp Nicolai (1556-1608), Translation by Rev. William Cooke (1821-1894)
Wake, O Wake! With Tidings ThrillingRev. Philipp Nicolai (1556-1608), Translation by Francis Crawford Burkitt (1864-1929)