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Hans (Hänsel) Zwinger, a Hutterite preacher, a tanner, therefore called also Gerber, who died in 1568 at Wostitz in Moravia, was the author of the song "Wollen singen zu dieser first" which commemorates the suffering of Hans Arbeiter and Heinrich Schuster.

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Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 253.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. 4 v. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. De Graaf, 1965: 230.

Zieglschmid, A. J. F. Die älteste Chronik der Hutterischen Brüder: Ein Sprachdenkmal aus frühneuhochdeutscher Zeit. Ithaca: Cayuga Press, 1943: 367, 397, 426.


Author(s) Elizabeth Horsch Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Elizabeth Horsch. "Zwinger, Hans (d. 1568)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 24 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zwinger,_Hans_(d._1568)&oldid=79114.

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Bender, Elizabeth Horsch. (1959). Zwinger, Hans (d. 1568). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zwinger,_Hans_(d._1568)&oldid=79114.




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