Beautiful Jesus

Translator: Madeleine Forell Marshall

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Text Information

First Line: Beautiful Jesus
Translator: Madeleine Forell Marshall (1994)
Meter: 5.6.8.5.5.8
Source: Münster Gesangbuch, 1677
Language: English
Copyright: Translation © 1993 Madeleine Forell Marshall

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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The New Century Hymnal #44



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