The Magi Went to Bethl'hem Long Ago

Translator: George K. Evans

George K. Evans (b. 1917) was educated at Rice University (B.A.) the University of Texas (M.A.), and George Peabody College for Teachers (Ph.D.). Throughout his career, he served as music supervisor and choral music director in high schools and colleges. He also was minister of music, choir director, and organist in various churches. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Died: After 1962 (he had copyrights registered at least through 1963).  Go to person page >

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First Line: The magi went to Bethl'hem long ago
Title: The Magi Went to Bethl'hem Long Ago
Spanish Title: Los magos que llegaron a Belén
Translator: George K. Evans
Meter: 12.12 with refrain
Source: Traditional Puerto Rican carol
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Lovely eastern star that tells us of God's morning
Copyright: Tr. © 1963, 1980. Walter Ehret and George K Evans, by permission of Walton Music Corp.

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