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Como Estrella en Claro Cielo (As a Star on Cloudless Evenings)

Author: Skinner Chávez-Melo

Skinner Chavez-Melo, an organist, conductor and composer who was music director at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, died on Saturday at New York Downtown Hospital. He was 47 years old and lived in Manhattan. He died of spinal cancer, said his brother, Juan Francisco. Mr. Chavez-Melo was born in Mexico City, but completed his musical studies in the United States, receiving degrees at Eastern Nazarene College and the Union Theological Seminary, and pursuing further studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School. He toured internationally as an organist and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and the United States. As a composer, he wrote works for organ, choir and orchestra, and contributed hymn s… Go to person page >

Translator: Ronald F. Krisman

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Text Information

First Line: Como estrella en claro cielo (As a star on cloudless evenings)
Title: Como Estrella en Claro Cielo (As a Star on Cloudless Evenings)
Author: Skinner Chávez-Melo
Translator: Ronald F. Krisman
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English; Spanish
Copyright: © 1987, Estate of Skinner Chávez-Melo; English tr. © 2005, GIA Publications, Inc.

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Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #710
Worship (4th ed.) #901



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