Pablo Sosa (b. 1933 - d. 2020) grew up and was educated in Argentina, the U.S. (Westminster Choir College), and Germany. For years he pastored a large Methodist congregation in Buenos Aires, Argentina while composing songs, leading choirs, editing hymnals, producing religious broadcasts, and teaching liturgy and hymnology at a seminary.
Meanwhile, life in Argentina pushed him to question his assumptions about what’s best for congregational singing. During Argentina’s “dirty war,” two young women from his church were disappeared, possibly for working among the poor. As Catholic and Protestant churches hesitated whether to speak out, remain silent, or support the government, many people lost faith. Economic meltdown after the war… Go to person page >
Display Title: Heaven Is Singing for Joy (El cielo canta alegría)First Line: El cielo canta alegría (Heaven is singing for joy)Tune Title: ALEGRÍAAuthor: Pablo Sosa, b. 1933Meter: 7 4 5 8 and refrainDate: 2006Subject: Adoration | ; Joy, Celebration | ; Witness |