Levantado Fue Jesús

Representative Text

1 Levantado fue Jesús,
En la vergonzosa cruz
Para darme la salud:
¡Aleluya!
¡Gloria a Cristo!

2 Soy indigno pecador,
El es justo Salvador,
Dio su vida en mi favor:
¡Aleluya!
¡Gloria a Cristo!

3 Por mis culpas yo me vi
En peligro de morir,
Mas Jesús murió por mí:
¡Aleluya!
¡Gloria a Cristo!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13744

Translator: Enrique Turrall

Enrique S. Turrall worked in Spain. He saw a need for hymns that expressed life's emotional experiences. He wrote and translated hymns for funerals, weddings and other special occasions. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Levantado fue Jesús
Title: Levantado Fue Jesús
Author: Philip P. Bliss (1875)
Translator: Enrique Turrall
Language: Spanish
Publication Date: 1978
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1978.

Tune

[Man of Sorrows, what a name]

HALLELUJAH! WHAT A SAVIOR, composed by Bliss, is sometimes called GETHSEMANE. This strong tune is characterized by repeated tones and by rhythmic interest in the final phrase. Sing stanzas 1-4 in harmony in fairly strict rhythm. Sing stanza 5 in unison with some rhythmic freedom on the final phrase.…

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