When Christ is born

Lo when Christ was born

Author: J. E. Ronan
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: J. E. Ronan

Ronan, John Edward. (Colgan, Ontario, October 28, 1894--October 15, 1962, Toronto, Ont.). Roman Catholic. Attended St. Augustine's Seminary, Toronto, 1915-1920; Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Rome, 1933-1936; much additional private study. Director of Church Music, Archdiocese of Toronto, 1920-1962; founder and director, 1937-1962, of St. Michael's Choir School, whose students (all male) supply music for all service at St. Michael's Cathedral, Toronto. For use there, he produced over 1000 compositions and arrangements, nearly all with Latin texts, and hence scarcely usable since the liturgical and language changes of Vatican II, which he did not anticipate. Despite immense prestige and tireless effort, he could only begin to meet the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lo when Christ was born
Title: When Christ is born
Author: J. E. Ronan
Refrain First Line: Gloria, gloria in excelsis deo



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Jubilee Hymns. Book IV #d17

Jubilee Hymns. Parish worship ed. #d40

Jubilee Hymns. Parish worship ed. with supplement #ad40

Parish Worship II. New ed. #d29

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