Now Hail the Day So Rich in Cheer

Author: Anonymous

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Translator (st. 2): Carl Doving

Born: March 21, 1867, Nord­dal­en, Nor­way. Died: Oc­to­ber 2, 1937, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. Buried: De­cor­ah, Io­wa.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now hail the day so rich in cheer
Title: Now Hail the Day So Rich in Cheer
German Title: Ein Kindelein so löbelich
Author: Anonymous (15th cent.)
Translator (st. 2): Carl Doving (1867-1937, alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7.8.8.7
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, St. Louis, 1941, alt. (tr. st. 1)
Language: English
Copyright: © CPH. Used by permission.

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #131



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