Victory Hymn

Author: Anonymous

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Translator: Katherine R. Rohrbough

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Transcriber (Hindi phonetic): I-to Loh

Born in 1936 in Taiwan, the Rev. I-to Loh is a graduate of Tainan Theological College and Seminary (M.Div.), Union Theological Seminary in New York (SMM in Composition), and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA, Ph.D. in Music, majoring in Ethnomusicology). He has taught Asian and Global Church Music, Ethnomusicology and Worship for many years at the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music in Manila, and at Tainan Theological College and Seminary. He has collected and compiled over 20 collections of hymns, including Sound the Bamboo: CCA Hymnal 2000 (including 315 hymns from 22 countries, with 44 languages). He was named a Fellow of the Hymn Society of America and Canada in 1995, the first non-Caucasian to have earned that honor i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tere saha mukh ham hain ate (We come before thee, O Great and Holy)
Title: Victory Hymn
Hindi Title: Jaya Ho
Author: Anonymous
Transcriber (Hindi phonetic): I-to Loh (1988)
Translator: Katherine R. Rohrbough (1958)
Meter: with refrain
Place of Origin: India
Language: English; Hindi
Refrain First Line: Jaya ho aho
Copyright: Phonetic transcription © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House



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The United Methodist Hymnal #478
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #252