Eu Alegre Vou na Sua Luz

Translator: Arthur B. Deter

Born: Oc­to­ber 25, 1868, Dade Coun­ty, Mis­sou­ri. Died: Oc­to­ber 2, 1945, Dal­las, Tex­as. Buried: Oak­wood Cem­e­te­ry, Wa­co, Tex­as. His tomb­stone car­ries the words "His works do fol­low him." Arthur’s par­ents were George De­ter and Sarah Dye De­ter. He came to Christ at age 20, while at­tend­ing Nor­mal School in Par­sons, Kan­sas. He at­tend­ed Bay­lor Un­i­ver­si­ty, Wa­co, Tex­as (1889-94), and Will­iam Jew­ell Col­lege, Li­ber­ty, Mis­sou­ri (1895-96). He spent one year at Louis­ville Sem­in­a­ry and three at Ro­ches­ter Sem­in­a­ry, gra­du­at­ing from Ro­ches­ter in May 1891. The For­eign Mis­sion Board for Bra­zil ap­point­ed him in 1891, and he spent four d… Go to person page >

Author: Judson W. Van De Venter

Judson W. Van DeVenter was born 15 December 1855 on a farm near the village of Dundee, Mishigan. He was educated in the country and village schools, and at Hillsdale College. He later moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. He wrote about 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Perdido eu andei, na escuridão
Title: Eu Alegre Vou na Sua Luz
English Title: Sunlight
Translator: Arthur B. Deter
Author: Judson W. Van De Venter (1897)
Meter: with refrain
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Eu alegre vou na sua luz
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.


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