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Al pobre pesebre del niño Jesús

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Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Translator: Effie Chastain de Naylor

Born in Mexico in 1889 to parents from the U.S. who were missionaries. She married George Dent Naylor, a Methodist missionary and they worked in Guantánamo. She was a composer and choir director. Her music is widely used in Cuban churches. Dianne Shapiro, from A Social History of Cuban's Protestants: God and the Nation, by James A.Baer (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2019) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Al pobre pesebre del niño Jesús
English Title: Away in a manger, no crib for His bed
Translator: Effie Chastain de Naylor
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Source: De "Cánticos de Navidad".
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Con permiso, derechos reservados

Tune

CRADLE SONG (Kirkpatrick)


MUELLER (Murray)

With the original two-stanza text, AWAY IN A MANGER was first published in James R. Murray's Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses (1887) and initialed “J. R. M.” Murray (b. Andover, MA, 1841; d. Cincinnati, OH, 1905) compiled the songbook and is now thought to be the tune's composer. However,…

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