Mais Qui Est Cet Enfant?

Author: W. Chatterton Dix

Dix, William Chatterton, son of John Dix, surgeon, of Bristol, author of the Life of Chatterton; Local Legends, &c, born at Bristol, June 14, 1837, and educated at the Grammar School of that city. Mr. Chatterton Dix's contributions to modern hymnody are numerous and of value. His fine Epiphany hymn, "As with gladness men of old,” and his plaintive ”Come unto Me, ye weary," are examples of his compositions, many of which rank high amongst modern hymns. In his Hymns of Love and Joy, 1861, Altar Songs, Verses on the Holy Eucharist, 1867; Vision of All Saints, &c, 1871; and Seekers of a City, 1878, some of his compositions were first published. The greater part, however, were contributed to Hymns Ancient & Modern; St. Raphaels Hymnbook, 186… Go to person page >

Translator: Joëlle Gouel

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Text Information

First Line: Mais qui est cet enfant qui dort
Title: Mais Qui Est Cet Enfant?
English Title: What child is this
Author: W. Chatterton Dix
Translator: Joëlle Gouel (12.1996, rév. 11.10.2000)
Language: French
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: Version française © Joëlle Gouel, 12.1996, rév. 11.10.2000