Nós Te Louvamos, ó Senhor Jesus

Author: Bland Tucker

Tucker, Francis Bland. (Norfolk, Virginia, January 6, 1895-- ). The son of a bishop and brother of a Presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he was educated at the University of Virginia, B.A., 1914, and at Virginia Theological Seminary, B.D., 1920; D.D., 1944. He was ordained deacon in 1918, priest in 1920, after having served as a private in Evacuation Hospital No.15 of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. His first charge was as a rector of Grammer Parish, Brunswick County, in southern Virginia. From 1925 to 1945, he was rector of historic St. John's Church, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Then until retirement in 1967 he was rector of John Wesley's parish in Georgia, old Christ Church, Savannah. In "Reflecti… Go to person page >

Translator: João Soares da Fonseca

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

Text Information

First Line: Nós te louvamos, ó Senhor Jesus
Title: Nós Te Louvamos, ó Senhor Jesus
English Title: All Praise to Thee, for Thou, O King Divine
Author: Bland Tucker (1938)
Translator: João Soares da Fonseca (1989)
Meter: 10.10.10.8
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright 1982 Church Pension Fund. Used by permission.; Copyright translation 1990 João S. da Fonseca. Used by permission.

Tune

SINE NOMINE

Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) composed SINE NOMINE for this text and published it in the English Hymnal in 1906. Vaughan Williams wrote two harmonizations¬–one for unison stanzas and one for choral stanzas. The tune's title means "without name" and follows the Renaissance tradition of naming c…

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