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Das Kindlein in Bethlehem

Author: Priscilla Owens

Owens, Priscilla Jane, was born July 21, 1829, of Scotch and Welsh descent, and is now (1906) resident at Baltimore, where she is engaged in public-school work. For 50 years Miss Owen has interested herself in Sunday-school work, and most of her hymns were written for children's services. Her hymn in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, "We have heard a joyful sound" (Missions), was written for a Sunday-school Mission Anniversary, and the words were adapted to the chorus "Vive le Roi" in the opera The Huguenots. [Rev. James Bonar, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix II (1907)… Go to person page >

Translator: C. Reuss

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First Line: Hätt' ich in Bethlehem geweilt
Title: Das Kindlein in Bethlehem
English Title: Would I had been at Bethlehem
Translator: C. Reuss
Author: Priscilla Owens
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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