Sebastian Besnault

Short Name: Sebastian Besnault
Full Name: Besnault, Sebastien, d. 1724
Death Year: 1724

Little is known of Abbé Besnault save that he was a priest of St. Maurice at Sens and one of the contributors to the Cluniac Breviary of 1686. He died April 29, 1724. Some of his hymns are also included in the Sens Breviary of 1726, and two hymns, for the Feast of the Circumcision, in the Paris Breviary, 1736.
--Hymnal 1940 Companion

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Besnault, Abbé, a Priest of St. Maurice, Sens, in 1726, and one of the contributors to the Cluniac Breviary, 1686, and the Paris Breviary, 1736.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Besnault, Abbé Sebastian, p. 138, ii. He died April 29, 1724. Most of his hymns appeared in the Sens Breviary of 1726.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Texts by Sebastian Besnault (4)sort descendingAsInstances
Blessed city, vision trueSebastien Besnaualt (Alterer)1
Conquering kings their titles takeAbbé Benault (Author)1
O blessed day when first was pouredS. Besnault, c. 1724 (Author)7
The ancient law departsAbbé Sebastien Besnault (Author)26
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