Bendito Cristo

Translator (v. 1-3): Anita González

(no biographical information available about Anita González.) Go to person page >

Translator (v. 4): Federico Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Author: Anonymous

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Text Information

First Line: Bendito Cristo
German Title: Schönster Herr Jesu
Translator (v. 1-3): Anita González
Translator (v. 4): Federico Pagura
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 5.6.9.5.5.8
Source: Munster Gesangbuch (1677)
Language: Spanish

Tune

CRUSADERS' HYMN (111271)

ST. ELIZABETH appears to be an eighteenth-century tune from the Glaz area of Silesia. It has always been associated with this text. No factual data exists for the legend that this text and tune date back to the twelfth-century crusades, although those apocryphal stories explain one of the names by w…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #63

Mil Voces para Celebrar #63

Praise y Adoración #87b

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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