KU'U ALAKA'I

Author: Joseph H. Gilmore, 1834-1918

Joseph H. Gilmore (b. Boston, MA, 1834; d. Rochester, NY, 1918) Educated at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, Massachusetts, Gilmore was ordained to the Baptist ministry in 1862. He served churches in Fisherville, New Hampshire, and Rochester, New York. In 1868 he was appointed to the English faculty at the University of Rochester, where he served until retirement in 1911. He published various literary works, including Outlines of English and American Literature (1905). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886

Lorenzo Lyons also known as Makua Laiana, missionary to Hawaii. Dianne Shapiro  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ku'u Alaka'i! manao maika'i
Title: KU'U ALAKA'I
English Title: He Leadeth Me
Author: Joseph H. Gilmore, 1834-1918
Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Ku'u Alaka'i
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

Tune

HE LEADETH ME (Bradbury)

After seeing Gilmore's text in the Boston Watchman and Reflector, William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed AUCHTON for those words. Bradbury arranged the text into a stanza/refrain structure, added the final line of the refrain, and published the hymn in his The Golden Censor in 1864. AUCHTON (also kn…

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