¡Hosanna en lo alto!

Author: Jeanette Threlfall

Threlfall, Jeannette. This sweet singer of hymns and other sacred poems, was born in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire, on 24th March, 1821. She was the daughter of Henry Threlfall, wine merchant, and Catherine Eccles, the latter a somewhat noticeable local family, who disapproved of the marriage. She was early left an orphan, and became the "beloved inmate" (as a memorial-card bears) of the households successively of her uncle and aunt Bannister and Mary Jane Eccles, at Park Place, Blackburn, and Golden Hill, Leyland; and later of their daughter, the late Sarah Alice Aston, and her husband, of Dean's Yard, Westminster. Latterly she met with a sad accident that lamed and mutilated her for life, and a second rendered her a helpless invalid.… Go to person page >

Translator: Andrés Zelinski

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Text Information

First Line: "¡Hosanna en lo alto!"
Title: ¡Hosanna en lo alto!
English Title: Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
Author: Jeanette Threlfall
Translator: Andrés Zelinski
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Traducción © 1995 Publicadores Lámpara y Luz.



Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of Würtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

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