Alberich Zwyssig

Born: 17th November 1808

Died: 18th November 1854

Birthplace: Bauen, Switzerland

Alberich Zwyssig was a Cistercian monk and composed 1841 Swiss Psalm, the current Swiss national anthem. From 1821 to 1841, he was first a monastery student and choirboy and then Father in Wettingen monastery. He worked there as a priest, teacher and secretary of the abbot and conductor.

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