Hallé un buen amigo

Author: Charles W. Fry

Charles William Fry United Kingdom 1837-1882. Born at Alderbury, Wiltshire, England, he was a bricklayer by trade, and was ultimately a successful building contractor, but also, like his father, a versatile musician, playing the violin, cello, piano, cornet, and harmonium. He lead and orchestra and band at the Wesleyan chapel in Alderbury. A Methodist, he also helped the Christian Mission in Salisbury. When he witnessed the abuse heralded against the Salvation Army when they established their ministry in 1878, he offered to serve as bodyguard for the Salvation Army workers. The next day Fry and his three sons showed up with their weapons, consisting of two cornets, a trombone, and a small tuba, which they played, in between fighting o… Go to person page >

Translator: Enrique Turrall

Enrique S. Turrall worked in Spain. He saw a need for hymns that expressed life's emotional experiences. He wrote and translated hymns for funerals, weddings and other special occasions. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hallé un buen amigo
English Title: I have found a friend in Jesus
Author: Charles W. Fry
Translator: Enrique Turrall
Meter: Metro irreg.
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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Celebremos Su Gloria #327

Himnos de la Iglesia #269

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