Mi pequeñita luz

Translator: Raquel M. Martínez

Raquel Martinez (b. January 17, 1940) is a well-known composer and arranger of Hispanic songs and hymns. She has degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso and Perkins School of Theology and the School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University. She served as editor of the official United Methodist hymnal, Mil Voces Para Celebrar (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1996). --www.gbod.org/lead-your-church/hymn-studies/ Go to person page >

Author: Harry Dixon Loes

Pseudonyms: Deal Bartells Born Harold Loes, the American gospel song writer took the middle name Dixon in honour of A. C. Dixon, the pastor of Moody Church at the time. Harry Dixon Loes studied at Moody Bible Institute, and after extensive training in music he served a number of churches with a ministry of music. From 1939 until his retirement he was a member of the music faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He wrote the lyrics for 1,500 gospel songs, and composed 3,000 tunes. One day in 1915, Paul Rader preached a sermon in Moody Church, in Chicago. His theme was, “All that I want is in Jesus.” In the congregation was young Harry Dixon Loes, then a senior at Moody Bible Institute, where he would eventually teach. Inspired… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Mi pequeñita luz la dejaré brillar
Title: Mi pequeñita luz
English Title: This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine
Translator: Raquel M. Martínez
Author: Harry Dixon Loes
Meter: 12.12.12.9
Source: Canción espiritual afroamericana (c. 1750-1875)
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Traducción © 2010 Raquel M. Martínez (estadounidense, n. 1940)

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