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Del Oriente somos los tres

Author: John Henry Hopkins

John Henry Hopkins, Jr., American ecclesiologist, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 28, 1820, the eldest son of pioneer parents, the father from Dublin, and the mother from Hamburg. His father was successively ironmaster, school teacher, lawyer, priest, and second Episcopal bishop of Vermont, becoming presiding bishop in 1865. The son reflected the artistic talents of both parents in music, poetry, and art. After graduation from the University of Vermont in 1839, he worked as a reporter in New York City while studying law. From 1842 to 1844, he tutored the children of Bishop Elliott of Savannah, Georgia, returning to take his M.A. from Vermont in 1845. He graduated from General Theological Seminary in 1850 and was ordain… Go to person page >

Translator: Effie Chastain de Naylor

(no biographical information available about Effie Chastain de Naylor.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Del Oriente somos los tres
English Title: We three kings of Orient are
Author: John Henry Hopkins
Translator: Effie Chastain de Naylor
Meter: 8.8.8.6 with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: O, astro de sublime ardor
Copyright: Used with permission. All rights reserved

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