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Joy of my heart, O, let me pay

Joy of my heart, O, let me pay

Author: Alfonzo Muzzarelli
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Alfonzo Muzzarelli

Muzzarelli, Alfonso, S.J., was b. at Ferrara, Aug. 22, 1749, entered the Society of Jesus 1768, d. at Paris May 25, 1813. He was the author of many theological works, the best-known being Il Mese di Maria, 1785. This work gives a four-line stanza for each day of the month of May, the first of these beginning— Lasciate, 0 Vergine. [B. V. M.] (Turin ed. 1842, p. 16). From these stanzas. the Rev. F. W. Faber made a very free version, as " Joy of my heart! O let me pay." In a letter of March 13, 1847, enclosing the autograph of his translation (now at the Oratory in London), he speaks of it as merely reflecting the original. It was printed as a leaflet for the Month of Mary, 1847, and was included in the Rev. J. B. Morris's version of The Mo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Joy of my heart, O, let me pay
Author: Alfonzo Muzzarelli
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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American Catholic Hymnal #275

Hymns for the Use of Catholic Catechists and Sunday Schools, for the Diocese of Cleveland #d32

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d110

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Lyra Catholica #407

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Peters' Sodality Hymn Book #116

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d84

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d100

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d78

Sursum Corda #d50

The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d81

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The Catholic Hymn Book #174

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d83

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The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book #53

The Little Catholic Hymn Book #d36

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d194

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