Anthony G. Petti

Short Name: Anthony G. Petti
Full Name: Petti, Anthony G., 1932-1985
Birth Year: 1932
Death Year: 1985

Petti, Anthony Gaetano. (London, England, February 12, 1932-- ). Roman Catholic. University College, London, B.A., 1955; M.A., 1957; D.Lit., 1970. While teaching English at the University of London (1955-1968) and the University of Calgary, Alberta (1969-?), and directing in both cities vocal and instrumental groups whose members shared his tastes, he did a great deal of research into Renaissance literature and music, particularly that produced by English Catholics, and published critical editions of many obscure and fascinating works. He reached out to a non-specialist audience with The New Catholic Hymns, for which he served as literary editor and made several translations, was published by Faber Music, London, in 1971; editions in several other countries soon followed, and his verses found their way into many other hymnbooks and breviaries.

--Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives


Texts by Anthony G. Petti (18)AsAuthority Languagessort descendingInstances
As yearns the deer for cooling streamsAnthony G. Petti (Author)2
Blessed Virgin Mother, daughter of your SonAnthongy G. Petti (Author)2
Gentle Virgin MotherAnthony G. Petti (Paraphraser)2
Hail, blessed virgin, full of graceAnthony G. Petti 1932- (Author)3
At the cross her station keeping Mary stood in sorrow weepingAnthony G. Petti, 1932-1985 (Translator)English10
At the cross her station keeping Stood a mournful mother weepingAnthony G. Petti 1932- (Translator)English1
Christ is made the sure foundationGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Come and let us drink of that new riverAnthony G. Petti (Adapter)English4
Earth has many a noble cityGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Hills of the north, rejoiceAnthony G. Petti (Author)English1
Immortal, invisible, God only wiseGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
King of glory, King of peaceGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us, O'er the world's tempestuous seaGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing, Fill our hearts with joy and peaceGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Lord of all being; throned afarGaitano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Loving Shepherd of Thy sheepGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
God with hidden majesty, lies in presence here (Adoro te devote, latens Deitas)Anthony G. Petti, b. 1932 (Translator)English, Latin2
Holy God, we praise Thy NameAnthony G. Petti 1932- (Adapter)English, Spanish1

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