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[A meteor bright its wondrous light]

[A meteor bright its wondrous light]

Composer: Edwin Henry Lemare
Published in 2 hymnals

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Composer: Edwin Henry Lemare

Born: September 9, 1865, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England. Died: September 24, 1934, Hollywood, California. Buried: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California. Lemare received the Goss scholarship at the British Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in 1878, and went on to became a fellow of the RAM and the Royal College of Organists. He played the organ at St. John the Evangelist’s, Brownswood Park; St. Andrew’s Church, and Public Hall, Cardiff, Wales; the Parish Church, Sheffield (1886); Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street; and St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster. He made a recital tour of Canada and America in 1900, and also toured Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, where he helped design organs for the Auckland Town Hall… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [A meteor bright its wondrous light]
Composer: Edwin Henry Lemare
Incipit: 33456 53211 22234
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


A Meteor Bright Its Wondrous Light

A meteor bright its wondrous light
O&#;er Bethlem&#;s city shed,
To lead the way where Jesus lay,
Upon His lonely bed.
No nobles wait, no pomp or state
Surrounds the Babe divine,
But o&#;er His head bright circles spread,
In golden glories shine.

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The Cyber Hymnal #4184
Text: A Meteor Bright Its Wondrous Light
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The Cyber Hymnal #4184

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