Born: December 24, 1875, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Died: 1955, Mexico City, Mexico.
Buried: Mexico City, Mexico.
Mendoza studied initially under Don Aurelio Ortega. At age of 11 he went to work in a Protestant print shop in Mexico City and helped produce El Evangelista Mexicano (The Mexican Evangelist) for the Methodist Church of the South; he rose to become its director for 17 years. Looking to improve himself, Mendoza entered a night school for workers, but later feeling the call to preach the Gospel, he entered the Presbyterian Seminary in Mexico City. When the seminary closed temporarily… Go to person page >
The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…
Display Title: Hay un lugar do quiero estarFirst Line: Hay un lugar do quiero estarTune Title: WINCHESTER NEWAuthor: Vicente Mendoza, 1875-1955Meter: 8 8, 8 8.Date: 1964Subject: La Vida Cristiana | Comunión con Cristo; Cruz y Consuelo | ; Cielo | ; Heaven | ; Cross and Comfort | ; The Christian Life | Communion with Christ