O Come, Little Children

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Author: Christoph von Schmid

Johann Christoph von Schmidt DT Germany 1768-1854. Born at Dinkelsbuhl, Bavaria, Germany, the oldest of nine children and son of a civil servant who worked for the Teutonic Order, he received private lessons in the monastery and attended Catholic Latin school for two years, then attended the Dillingen high school, afterward tutoring for a wealthy family. He enrolled in the Episcopal University in Dillingen and studied philosphy for two years, then theology for four years. He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1791. He served as parish vicar in Nassenbeuren, then chaplain at Seeg. In 1796, when he was placed as the head of a large school in Thannhausen, where he taught for many years. From 1816-1826 he was parish priest at Obersta… Go to person page >

Translator: Edward C. Currie

Edward C Currie USA 1890-1963. Born at Evanston, WY, It is likely he was affiliated with the Catholic Church, based on hymn texts written. He married Clair Mabel Quint. In later life, a widower, he married Vivian L MCDunnah. He died at Houlton, ME. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O come, little children, O come, one and all (Currie)
Title: O Come, Little Children
German Title: Ihr Kinderlein, kommet, o kommet doch all!
Author: Christoph von Schmid
Translator: Edward C. Currie (alt.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1998
Copyright: Trans. © 1958 Basilian Fathers / Willis Music Co.



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Common Praise (1998) #127

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