Hear Us, Abba Father

Hear us, Abba Father, heaven is your dwelling

Author: Wilson Kyakajumba; Translator: Howard S. Olson
Tune: EWE BABA YETU (55665)
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Author: Wilson Kyakajumba

(no biographical information available about Wilson Kyakajumba.) Go to person page >

Translator: Howard S. Olson

Howard Olson (b. 1922; d. 2010), longtime missionary/teacher in African, compiled a number of African songs in Set Free (Augsburg Fortress, 1993). Many were folk tunes to which Christian Swahili texts were later added. He wrote in the introduction: “In their original form these tunes wee sung with uninhibited improvisation. Consequently the form in which these songs appear in this book represents only one of several possibilities.” Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hear us, Abba Father, heaven is your dwelling
Title: Hear Us, Abba Father
Author: Wilson Kyakajumba
Translator: Howard S. Olson
Source: based on The Lord's Prayer
Copyright: English text copyright © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira, Tanzania. Used by permission.


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