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Anthony G. Petti

Short Name: Anthony G. Petti
Full Name: Petti, Anthony G., 1932-1985
Birth Year: 1932
Death Year: 1985

Petti, Anthony Gaetano. (London, England, February 12, 1932-- ). Roman Catholic. University College, London, B.A., 1955; M.A., 1957; D.Lit., 1970. While teaching English at the University of London (1955-1968) and the University of Calgary, Alberta (1969-?), and directing in both cities vocal and instrumental groups whose members shared his tastes, he did a great deal of research into Renaissance literature and music, particularly that produced by English Catholics, and published critical editions of many obscure and fascinating works. He reached out to a non-specialist audience with The New Catholic Hymns, for which he served as literary editor and made several translations, was published by Faber Music, London, in 1971; editions in several other countries soon followed, and his verses found their way into many other hymnbooks and breviaries.

--Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives


Texts by Anthony G. Petti (18)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
As yearns the deer for cooling streamsAnthony G. Petti (Author)2
At the cross her station keeping Mary stood in sorrow weepingAnthony G. Petti, 1932-1985 (Translator)English10
At the cross her station keeping Stood a mournful mother weepingAnthony G. Petti 1932- (Translator)English1
Earth has many a noble cityGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Blessed Virgin Mother, daughter of your SonAnthongy G. Petti (Author)2
Christ is made the sure foundationGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Come and let us drink of that new riverAnthony G. Petti (Adapter)English4
Gentle Virgin MotherAnthony G. Petti (Paraphraser)2
God with hidden majesty, lies in presence here (Adoro te devote, latens Deitas)Anthony G. Petti, b. 1932 (Translator)English, Latin2
Hail, blessed virgin, full of graceAnthony G. Petti (Author)3
Hills of the north, rejoiceAnthony G. Petti (Author)English1
Holy God, we praise Thy NameAnthony G. Petti 1932- (Adapter)English1
Immortal, invisible, God only wiseGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
King of glory, King of peaceGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us, Over the world's tempestuous seaGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing, Fill our hearts with joy and peaceGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Lord of all being; throned afarGaitano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1
Loving Shepherd of Thy sheepGaetano Raphael (Anthony) Petti, 1932-1985 (Adapter)English1

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