Meu Divino Protetor

Translator (sts. 1, 2): Justus Henry Nelson

Born 22 December 1850 in Menomonee Falls, WI. He was a missionary to Belém, Pará, Brazil at the mouth of the Amazon River and established the first Protestant church in the Amazon basin. He translated a number of hymns into Portuguese. Go to person page >

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Translator (st. 3): João Soares da Fonseca

(no biographical information available about João Soares da Fonseca.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Meu divino Protetor, quero em ti me refugiar
Title: Meu Divino Protetor
English Title: Jesus, Lover of My Soul
Translator (sts. 1, 2): Justus Henry Nelson
Translator (st. 3): João Soares da Fonseca (1989)
Author: Charles Wesley (1738)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation , stanza 3, 1990 João S. da Fonseca. Used by permission.

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ABERYSTWYTH (Parry)

Joseph Parry (b. Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales, 1841; d. Penarth, Glamorganshire, 1903) was born into a poor but musical family. Although he showed musical gifts at an early age, he was sent to work in the puddling furnaces of a steel mill at the age of nine. His family immigrated to a Welsh…

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