Sing we the praises of the great forerunner

Sing we the praises of the great forerunner

Author: Paul, the Deacon; Translator: Charles Stanley Phillips
Published in 4 hymnals

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #319
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Author: Paul, the Deacon

Paul the Deacon [Paulus Diaconus], son of Warnefrid or Winefrid, was born at Frinli, in Italy, circa 730. He studied at Pavia. For some time he was tutor to Adelperga, daughter of Desiderius, the last of the Lombard kings, and then lived at the court of her husband, Arichisius of Beneveuto. Eventually he became a monk at Monte Cassino, where he died circa 799. He was the author of several works, including Be Gest. Langobardorum. His hymn, “Ut queant laxis resonare fibris," is in three parts. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Translator: Charles Stanley Phillips

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First Line: Sing we the praises of the great forerunner
Author: Paul, the Deacon
Translator: Charles Stanley Phillips
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: English
Copyright: © Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd.

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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #319Text
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #234
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #315
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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