Lovely Star in the Sky (Hanŭre binnanŭn)

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Hanŭre binnanŭn (Lovely star in the sky)

Author: Reginald Heber; Paraphraser (English): Marion Kim
Tune: HANURE BINNANUN
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Paraphraser (English): Marion Kim

(no biographical information available about Marion Kim.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hanŭre binnanŭn (Lovely star in the sky)
Title: Lovely Star in the Sky (Hanŭre binnanŭn)
English Title: Brightest and best of the stars of the morning
Author: Reginald Heber
Paraphraser (English): Marion Kim
Source: Paraphrase from Korean
Place of Origin: Korea
Language: English; Korean
Copyright: © 1990 Christian Conference of Asia, GIA Publications, Inc., agent

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In Every Corner Sing #16

Sound the Bamboo #132

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