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El Banquete Ya Está Listo (Come, the Banquet Hall Is Ready)

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El banquete ya está listo (Come, the banquet hall is ready)

Author: Guillermo Cuéllar; Translator: Bret Hesla (alt.); Translator: William Dexheimer-Pharris (alt.)
Tune: CANTO DE COMUNIÓN (Cuellar)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Guillermo Cuéllar

In the mid-1980s, composer Guillermo Cuéllar composed the folk mass La Misa Popular Salvadoreña as a result of a commission from Archbishop Oscar Romero. Romero was assassinated while celebrating mass in El Salvador. Cuéllar himself was forced into exile for ten years due to threats on his life. Sing! A New Creation  Go to person page >

Translator: Bret Hesla

(no biographical information available about Bret Hesla.) Go to person page >

Translator: William Dexheimer-Pharris

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Text Information

First Line: El banquete ya está listo (Come, the banquet hall is ready)
Title: El Banquete Ya Está Listo (Come, the Banquet Hall Is Ready)
Translator: Bret Hesla (alt.)
Translator: William Dexheimer-Pharris (alt.)
Author: Guillermo Cuéllar
Meter: 8 7 8 7 D con repetición y estribillo
Place of Origin: El Salvador
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Hoy, Señor, tenemos hambre de trabajo (God, we'er hungry for an honest wage, for housing)
Copyright: © 1988, 1996, 2012, GIA Publications, Inc.

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Global Songs 2 #14

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #770

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