Piedad, O santo Dios, piedad

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Translator: Merrill Hutchinson

As of 1871, Hutchinson was pastor of a Presbyterian church in Dunellen, New Jersey. In 1873, he resigned his pastorate and moved to Mexico City. His works include: Himnario de las Iglesias Evangelica Translations-- Amoroso Salvador Con Cánticos, Señor Hay una Fuente sin Igual Obediente a Tu Mandato --www.hymntime.com/tch/bio  Go to person page >

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First Line: Piedad, O santo Dios, piedad
Original Language: English
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: Merrill Hutchinson
Language: Spanish

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