O Come, Let Us Sing with the Saints

Author: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars

Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars was born in Benisa, Spain, April 23, 1837. He attended seminary in Valencia, studying Hebrew and Greek, and was ordained as a priest. He fled to Gibraltar in 1863 due to religious persecution where he abandoned Catholicism. He worked as a teacher and as a translator. One of the works he translated was E.H. Brown's work on the thirty-nine articles of the Anglican Church, which was his introduction to Protestantism. He was a leader of a Spanish Reformed Church in Gibraltar. He continued as a leader in this church when he returned to Spain after the government of Isabel II fell, but continued to face legal difficulties. He then organized the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church and was consecrated as bishop in 1894. He… Go to person page >

Translator: João Wilson Faustini

b. 1931, Bariri, São Paulo, Brazil. Presbyterian pastor, choir director, organist, singer, composer, translator, arranger and publisher of largest collection of Sacred Music in the Portuguese language. From 1982 to 1996 - Pastor at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) Newark, NJ St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Newark is the oldest Brazilian Presbyterian Church in the USA. Retired on December 31, 1996. After Rev. Faustini was a Minister of Music at Second Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth. Go to person page >

Versifier: Rae E. Whitney

(no biographical information available about Rae E. Whitney.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O come, let us sing with the saints at God's throne
Title: O Come, Let Us Sing with the Saints
Portuguese Title: Cantemos aqui com os santos em luz
Author: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars
Translator: João Wilson Faustini
Versifier: Rae E. Whitney
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Language: English
Copyright: English translation of original Portuguese text © 2006 by Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. for all countries of the world except Brazil and Portugal; English metrical version © 2006 by Wayne Leupold Editions,Inc.

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