We Have a King

We have a king who rides a donkey

Author: Fred Kaan
Tune: [We have a King who rides a donkey]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Source: Sing With Me #126
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Author: Fred Kaan

Fred Kaan Hymn writer. His hymns include both original work and translations. He sought to address issues of peace and justice. He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands in July 1929. He was baptised in St Bavo Cathedral but his family did not attend church regularly. He lived through the Nazi occupation, saw three of his grandparents die of starvation, and witnessed his parents deep involvement in the resistance movement. They took in a number of refugees. He became a pacifist and began attending church in his teens. Having become interested in British Congregationalism (later to become the United Reformed Church) through a friendship, he was attended Western College in Bristol. He was ordained in 1955 at the Windsor Road Congregation… Go to person page >

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First Line: We have a king who rides a donkey
Title: We Have a King
Author: Fred Kaan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus the King is risen
Copyright: Words © 1969, Hope Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #926
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #799
Sing With Me #126TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #4448Audio
Include 1 pre-1979 instance