Heilig, heilig, heilig

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

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Text Information

First Line: Heilig, heilig, heilig, Gott, ewig Vater
Title: Heilig, heilig, heilig
English Title: Holy, Holy! Lord god Almighty!
Author: Reginald Heber
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German

Tune

NICAEA (Dykes)

The tune NICAEA is named after the Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325) at which church leaders began to formulate the doctrine of the Trinity to oppose the heresies of Arius. NICAEA is one of the finest tunes composed by John B. Dykes (PHH 147) and the only one of his many tunes that resembles the style of…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #76Page Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d61
Evangeliums-Saenger #d82
Jugendharfe: Liederbuch für Christliche Vereine, Kirchenchöre, und Sonntagsschulen #35Page Scan
Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d48
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