Ele É o Meu Senhor

Translator: Joan Larie Sutton

Joan Larie Sutton (nee Riffey) was born in Louisville, KY but lived most of her life in Brazil with her missionary parents. She began the study of violin at the age of ten, continuing her studies at Baylor University. She earned a Masters Degree in sacred music at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. She married William Boyd Sutton and together they worked in Brazil. She translated many hymns into Portuguese.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Eu sei que vive o Redentor
Title: Ele É o Meu Senhor
English Title: He Is King of Kings
Translator: Joan Larie Sutton (1975)
Meter: with refrain
Source: Negro Spiritual
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Ele é o meu Senhor. Ele é Rei dos reis.
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation 1990 Joan L. Sutton. Used by permission.