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O Christ, who dost, our herald, rise

Author: Charles-Gaspard-Guillaume de Vintimille du Lac

Vintimille, Charles Gaspar Guillaume de Vintimille du Luc, was born Nov. 15, 1655. He was designated Bishop of Marseilles in 1684, but was not consecrated as such till 1692. In 1710 he was translated to the see of Aix (Bouches du Rhône), and in 1729 to that of Paris. He died March 13, 1746. Under his auspices appeared the new Paris Breviary of 1736 (in which the ancient hymns of the Church were in great measure replaced by those of the Santeüils, Coffin, and other recent French writers); the newParis Missal of 1738; and the new Paris Processional of 1740; all of which were speedily adopted in many other French dioceses. That Vintimille was himself a hymnwriter seems decidedly doubtful. The hymn "O Christe qui noster poli" has sometimes b… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Christ, who dost, our herald, rise
Author: Charles-Gaspard-Guillaume de Vintimille du Lac
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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