Del alba al despuntar

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1 Del alba al despuntar,
mi alma sin tardar,
¡Bendice al buen Jesús!
Y luego al emprender
la senda del deber,
¡Bendice al buen Jesús!

2 En calma y dulce paz,
en horas de solaz,
¡Bendice al buen Jesús!
En tiempo de aflicción,
en ruda tentación,
¡Bendice al buen Jesús!

3 Si atribulado estás,
consuelo en Él tendras,
¡Bendice al buen Jesús!
En este mundo cruel
seguro amparo es Él.
¡Bendice al buen Jesús!

Source: El Himnario Presbiteriano #352

Author: Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall was born in 1814, at Yately, in Hampshire, where his father was a clergyman. In 1832, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, and in 1836, took a second-class in classics. His humorous work, "The Art of Pluck," was published in 1835; it is still selling at Oxford, having passed through many editions. In 1838, he was ordained Deacon, and in 1839, Priest. He became perpetural Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle in 1840. In 1841, he resigned his incumbency and visited Ireland. In 1847, he joined the Church of Rome. In 1850, he was admitted into the Congregation of the Oratory at Birmingham, where he has since remained. He has published several works in prose and poetry. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >



Joseph Barnby (b. York, England, 1838; d. London, England, 1896) composed LAUDES DOMINI for this text [When morning gilds the skies] Tune and text were published together in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern and they have been inseparable ever since. An accomplished and popular choral di…

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El Himnario #352

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