Carl P. Daw, Jr. (b. Louisville, KY, 1944) is the son of a Baptist minister. He holds a PhD degree in English (University of Virginia) and taught English from 1970-1979 at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. As an Episcopal priest (MDiv, 1981, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennesee) he served several congregations in Virginia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. From 1996-2009 he served as the Executive Director of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Carl Daw began to write hymns as a consultant member of the Text committee for The Hymnal 1982, and his many texts often appeared first in several small collections, including A Year of Grace: Hymns for the Church Year (1990); To Sing God’s Praise (1992), New… Go to person page >
Translator: 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 >
Display Title: Cual murmullo de palomaFirst Line: Cual murmullo de palomaTune Title: BRIDEGROOMAuthor: Carl P. Daw, Jr.; Skinner Chávez-MeloMeter: 188.8.131.52.7.Scripture: John 1:32-34Date: 1998Subject: Pentecost | ; Pentecostes |
Display Title: Cual murmullo de palomaFirst Line: Cual murmullo de palomaTune Title: BRIDEGROOMAuthor: Carl P. Daw, Jr.; Skinner Chávez-MeloMeter: 184.108.40.206.7.Scripture: John 1:32-34Date: 1999Subject: Pentecostes |