Come Rejoicing, Praises Voicing

Author: Jiří Tranovský

Jiří Třanovský (Polish: Jerzy Trzanowski, Slovak: Juraj Tranovský, Latin: Georgius Tranoscius) (9 April 1592, Teschen, Silesia – 29 May 1637, Liptovský Sv. Mikuláš, Upper Hungary), was a hymnwriter from the Cieszyn Silesia. He was sometimes called the father of Slovak hymnody and the "Luther of the Slavs." His name is sometimes anglicized to George. Třanovský was born in Teschen, and studied at Guben and Kolberg. In 1607, he was admitted to the University of Wittenberg where Martin Luther had taught less than a century earlier. He traveled in Bohemia and Silesia in 1612 and became a teacher at St. Nicholas Gymnasium in Prague. Later, he became rector of a school in Holešov, Moravia. In 1616 he was ordained a priest in Meziř… Go to person page >

Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda

Obituary at Legacy.com Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, rejoicing, praises voicing
Title: Come Rejoicing, Praises Voicing
Author: Jiří Tranovský
Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Meter: 8.6.8.6.6.6.11.11
Source: Slovak Christmas
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © Slovak Institute. Used by permission

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