Salvador Bendito

Author: Henry Maxwell Wright

Born in Lisbon, 7 December 1849 to English parents who were Christians. He returned to England and worked in business. After helping Dwight Moody in evangelism campaigns in England in 1874 and 1875 he abandoned his business career and became an evangelist in England and Scotland. He returned to Portugal on several occasions for evangelism meetings and wrote many hymns in Portuguese. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Salvador bendito, terno e bom Senhor
Title: Salvador Bendito
Portuguese Title: Salvador Bendito
Author: Henry Maxwell Wright (1888)
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Ó Jesus bendito, terno e bom Senhor
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.



The popularity of this hymn is partly due to ST. GERTRUDE, the marching tune that Arthur S. Sullivan (PHH 46) composed for this text. The tune was published in the Musical Times of December 1871 in an advertisement for Joseph Barnby's (PHH 438) forthcoming Hymnary, which published both text and tune…

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