Maravilhosa Graça!

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Author: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

Translator: Alyne Guynes Muirhead

(no biographical information available about Alyne Guynes Muirhead.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Maravilhosa graça! Graça de Deus sem par!
Title: Maravilhosa Graça!
English Title: Wonderful Grace of Jesus
Translator: Alyne Guynes Muirhead (1956)
Author: Haldor Lillenas (1918)
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Graça! Que maravilhosa graça!
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright 1918. Renewed 1946 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188, USA. All rights reserved. Used by permission.


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