Born: October 11, 1833, Stirling, Scotland.
Died: June 4, 1892, St. George, Utah (of congestive heart failure caused by diabetes).
Buried: St. George, Utah.
Macfarlane emigrated to America on February 11, 1852, on the ship Ellen Marie. He settled in St. George, Utah, where he was a surveyor, attorney, judge, composer, teacher and farmer.
http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/macfarlane_jm.htm… Go to person page >
Translator: Leland Bryant Ross
American Baptist layman. Amateur hymnologist and polyglot. Translator of many hymns into, and author of a few in, Esperanto, as well as some hymns in English. 13 texts (incl. 3 original) in Adoru, plus two in Espero Katolika's supplement. Edited the largest online Esperanto hymnal, TTT-Himnaro Cigneta, now accessible via the Wayback Machine at archive.org, (https://web.archive.org/web/20091021113553/http://geocities.com/cigneto/pretaj.html) as well as in large part here on Hymnary.org. Lives near Seattle. Go to person page >
Display Title: For, longe for, en Judea land'First Line: For, longe for, en Judea land'Tune Title: CHATTERLEYAuthor: John Menzies Macfarlane; Liland Brajant Ros'Scripture: Luke 2:10Date: 2009Subject: Christmas |