Dios te saludo, eres Redentor

Author (French): Jean Calvin

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Author (English): Elizabeth Lee Smith

Smith, Elizabeth Lee, née Allen, daughter of Dr. W. Allen, President of Dartmouth University, was born in 1817, and married in 1843 to Dr. H. B. Smith, who became Professor in Union Theological Seminary, New York, in 1850, and died in 1877. Mrs. Smith's hymns, including translations of "Je Te salue", “O Jesus Christus", are in Schaff's Christ in Song, 1869 and 1870. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) According to the Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology, Elizabeth Lee Smith passed away in 1898. "Elizabeth Lee Smith." The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology. Canterbury Press. Web. 19 Apr. 2018. http://www.hymnology.co.uk/e/elizabeth-lee-smith. Go to person page >

Translator: George Lockwood

Rev. George Lockwood was born in 1946 and has been a missionary to Costa Rica. He has pastored Spanish-speaking congregations in both Arizona and California and served on the editorial committee for the Methodist hymnal supplement Celebremos II. In addition, Lockwood has traveled throughout Central and South America interviewing church musicians and gathering new hymns from both Spanish and Portuguese cultures which he then presents at conferences and workshops. The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dios te saludo, eres Redentor
English Title: I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art
Author (French): Jean Calvin
Author (English): Elizabeth Lee Smith
Translator: George Lockwood
Language: Spanish

Tune

TOULON

TOULAN was originally an adaptation of the Genevan Psalter melody for Psalm 124 (124). In one melodic variant or another and with squared-off rhythms, the tune was used in English and Scottish psalters for various psalm texts. It was published in the United States in its four-line abridged form (cal…

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