Heilig, heilig, heilig Gott

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"Heilig, heilig, heilig Gott"
German Catholic hymn
EnglishHoly, holy, holy God
MelodyOliver Sperling
Published2013 (2013)

"Heilig, heilig, heilig Gott" (Holy, holy, holy God) is a German Catholic hymn. The text is the liturgical Sanctus in German. The melody was composed by Oliver Sperling in 2007. It is part of the 2013 German Catholic hymnal Gotteslob as GL 200, in the section Sanctus.[1]

Oliver Sperling, a church musician from Cologne, composed a melody to the liturgical text, which is part of the Mass ordinary, in 2007 for the second edition of the Gotteslob. Set in D major and common time, it uses lively eighth-notes for flow and movement, resting on stresses syllables such as God. is in a Both Osanna-phrases are equal.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Heilig (G, Sperling) / Gesänge - Woche - Sanctus". Gotteslob. Katholisches Gebet- und Gesangbuch. (in German). 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  2. ^ Walter, Meinrad (2013). "Das überdiözesane Lied des Monats / zum Jahresbeginn 2013 (GL 200)". Diocese of Mainz (in German). Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  3. ^ Heilig, heilig, heilig Gott. Gotteslob (in German). 2013.

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