Triste e Sombrio Foi Meu Viver

Author: William T. Sleeper

Sleeper, W. T. is given in I. D. Sankey’s Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881, as the author of “A ruler once came to Jesus by night” (Need for the New Birth). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Translator: Solomon L. Ginsburg

Born in Poland in 1867, Ginsburg was a Baptist pastor and missionary to Brazil for thirty-five years. He wrote A Wandering Jew in Brazil: An Autobiography Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Triste e sombrio foi meu viver, longe de ti
Title: Triste e Sombrio Foi Meu Viver
English Title: Out of My Bondage, Sorrow, and Night
Author: William T. Sleeper (1887)
Translator: Solomon L. Ginsburg (1897)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.