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HE LEO MAI MAKEKONIA

Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886

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

Author: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868

William Bachelder Bradbury USA 1816-1868. Born at York, ME, he was raised on his father's farm, with rainy days spent in a shoe-shop, the custom in those days. He loved music and spent spare hours practicing any music he could find. In 1830 the family moved to Boston, where he first saw and heard an organ and piano, and other instruments. He became an organist at 15. He attended Dr. Lowell Mason's singing classes, and later sang in the Bowdoin Street church choir. Dr. Mason became a good friend. He made $100/yr playing the organ, and was still in Dr. Mason's choir. Dr. Mason gave him a chance to teach singing in Machias, ME, which he accepted. He returned to Boston the following year to marry Adra Esther Fessenden in 1838, then rel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Nani e na wawae hele ma na mauna
Title: HE LEO MAI MAKEKONIA
English Title: A Voice from Macedonia
Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886
Author: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Oli a'e na aina e
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

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