Vengo a ti, Jesús amado (Hear My Prayer, Beloved Jesus)

Author (verses): Johann Franck

Johann Franck (b. Guben, Brandenburg, Germany, 1618; d. Guben, 1677) was a law student at the University of Köningsberg and practiced law during the Thirty Years' War. He held several positions in civil service, including councillor and mayor of Guben. A significant poet, second only to Paul Gerhardt in his day, Franck wrote some 110 hymns, many of which were published by his friend Johann Crüger in various editions of the Praxis Pietatis melica. All were included in the first part of Franck’s Teutsche Gedichte bestehend im geistliche Sion (1672). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Author (refrain): Esther Bertieaux

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Translator (Spanish, sts. 1, 2, 4): Albert Lehenbauer

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Translator (Spanish, st. 3): María Eugenia Cornou

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Translator (English): Martin Leckebusch

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Text Information

First Line: Vengo a ti, Jesús amado (Hear my prayer, beloved Jesus)
Title: Vengo a ti, Jesús amado (Hear My Prayer, Beloved Jesus)
German Title: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele
Author (verses): Johann Franck
Author (refrain): Esther Bertieaux
Translator (Spanish, sts. 1, 2, 4): Albert Lehenbauer
Translator (Spanish, st. 3): María Eugenia Cornou
Translator (English): Martin Leckebusch
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Oh Cristo! (O Savior)
Copyright: Spanish tr. sts. 1, 2, 4 © 1964, Publicaciones "El Escudo," admin. Augsburg Fortress; Spanish tr. © 3 © 2019, GIA Publications, Inc.; English tr. © The Jubilate Group (admin. Hope Publishing Company)

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