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Com Alegria Venho, ó Deus

Author (refrain): William Edwin Entzminger

William Edwin Entzminger was born in South Carolina in 1859. He earned a B.S. from Furman University in South Carolina and then went to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY for a Doctor of Theology degree. He married Maggie Grace Griffith, and together they became Baptist missionaries in Brazil in 1891. He wrote and translated many hymns.… Go to person page >

Author (stanzas): Joan Larie Sutton

Joan Larie Sutton (nee Riffey) was born in Louisville, KY but lived most of her life in Brazil with her missionary parents. She began the study of violin at the age of ten, continuing her studies at Baylor University. She earned a Masters Degree in sacred music at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. She married William Boyd Sutton and together they worked in Brazil. She translated many hymns into Portuguese.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Com alegria venho, ó Deus
Title: Com Alegria Venho, ó Deus
Portuguese Title: Com Alegria Venho, ó Deus
Author (stanzas): Joan Larie Sutton (1989)
Author (refrain): William Edwin Entzminger
Meter: 8.6.8.6 with refrain
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Eu, em qualquer lugar em que me possa achar
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright words, stanzas, 1990 Joan L. Sutton. Used by permission.
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