HOOKANI I KE 'LII MAIKA'I

Author: Edward Perronet, 1726-1792

Edward Perronet was the son of the Rev. Vincent Perronet, Vicar of Shoreham, Kent. For some time he was an intimate associate of the Wesleys, at Canterbury and Norwich. He afterwards became pastor of a dissenting congregation. He died in 1792. In 1784, he published a small volume, entitled "Occasional Verses, Moral and Social;" a book now extremely rare. At his death he is said to have left a large sum of money to Shrubsole, who was organist at Spafield's Chapel, London, and who had composed the tune "Miles Lane" for "All hail the power of Jesus' Name!" --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872. ------ Perronet, Edward. The Perronets of England, grandfather, father, and son, were French emigres. David Perronet cam… Go to person page >

Translator: Binamu (Hiram Bingham), 1789-1869

Pseudonym: Bi­n­a­mu. Hiram Bingham, formally Hiram Bingham I (1789–1869), was leader of the first group of American Protestant missionaries to introduce Christianity to the Hawaiian islands. Like most of the missionaries, he was from New England. See more at: Wikipedia article  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ho'okani i ke 'Lii maika'i
Title: HOOKANI I KE 'LII MAIKA'I
English Title: All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name
Author: Edward Perronet, 1726-1792
Translator: Binamu (Hiram Bingham), 1789-1869
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

Tune

CORONATION (Holden)

Like MILES LANE (470), CORONATION was written for this text. Oliver Holden (b. Shirley, MA, 1765; d. Charlestown, MA, 1844) composed the tune in four parts with a duet in the third phrase. The tune, whose title comes from the theme of Perronet's text, was published in Holden's Union Harmony (1793).…

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DIADEM (Ellor)


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