Tudo Belo, ó Deus, Criaste

Author: Mary Susanne Edgar

Mary Susannah Edgar was a Canadian author born in Sundridge, Ontario on May 23, 1889. Her schooling took her from Sundridge to Barrie High School and Havergal College, Toronto. She is the author of several books, one-act plays and hymns, the most famous of them being "God Who Touchest Earth with Beauty," which has been translated into several languages and placed in hymnals around the world. She was the daughter of Joseph Edgar and Mary Little, from Sundridge, Ontario. In 1922 she opened a girls' camp near Sundridge on Lake Bernard, called Glen Bernard. Mary Edgar continued as the camp's director until her retirement in 1956. Her life was devoted to working with girls and camping through many local, provincial and national organizatio… Go to person page >

Translator: Joan Larie Sutton

Joan Larie Sutton (nee Riffey) was born in Louisville, KY but lived most of her life in Brazil with her missionary parents. She began the study of violin at the age of ten, continuing her studies at Baylor University. She earned a Masters Degree in sacred music at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. She married William Boyd Sutton and together they worked in Brazil. She translated many hymns into Portuguese.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tudo belo, ó Deus, criaste
Title: Tudo Belo, ó Deus, Criaste
English Title: God, Who Touches Earth with Beauty
Author: Mary Susanne Edgar (1925)
Translator: Joan Larie Sutton (1980)
Meter: 8.5.8.5
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation 1990 Joan L. Sutton. Used by permission.



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