Ya Llegó la Nochebuena (Christmas Eve Is Coming Quickly)

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Ya llegó la Nochebuena (Christmas Eve is coming quickly)

Author: O. Catena; Translator: Mary Louise Bringle
Tune: NOCHEBUENA
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Author: O. Catena

Osvaldo Catena (b. 1920; d. 1986) was an Argentinian priest and composer. Showing an early interest in music, he entered the Metropolitan Seminary in Santa Fe, Argentia, where he learned multiple instruments and studied for ordination. He was ordained as a priest in 1943. He started the first School of Sacred Music in Santa Fe, and in 1950 organized the first University Choir. He was soon appointed chaplain at the College of Our Lady of Calvary, but moved his ministry to the poor, harsh areas of Santa Fe, in what he named Villa Prak, “the triangle” outlined by railroad tracks, garbage dumps, and caves near the Rio Saldo. He termed this area Villa Park. He spent much of his life in this area, working to develop the area and provide fello… Go to person page >

Translator: Mary Louise Bringle

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First Line: Ya llegó la Nochebuena (Christmas Eve is coming quickly)
Title: Ya Llegó la Nochebuena (Christmas Eve Is Coming Quickly)
Author: O. Catena
Translator: Mary Louise Bringle
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: ¡Vamos todos a esperarlo! (Let us journey to await him)
Copyright: © Osvaldo Catena; Tr. © 2012 GIA Publications, Inc.

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