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O Jesu, life springing of the soul

Author: Rabanus Maurus

Rabanus Maurus (c. 776-856) or Hrabanus Magnentius Maurus, was born of noble parents at Mainz, and educated at Fulda and Tours under Alcuin, who is reputed to have given him the surname, Maurus, after the saint of that name. In 803, he became director of the school at the Benedictine Abbey at Fulda. He was ordained priest in 814, spending the following years in a pilgrimage to Palestine. In 822, he became Abbott at Fulda, retiring in 842. In 847, he became archbishop of Mainz. He died at Winkel on the Rhine, February 4, 856. This distinguished Carolingian poet-theologian wrote extensive biblical commentaries, the Encyclopaedic De Universo, De Institutione Clericorum, and other works which circulated widely during the Middle Ages. Som… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Jesu, life springing of the soul
Author: Rabanus Maurus

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A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d59

Hymnal of Christian Unity #40

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Hymns of Worship #201

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Lyra Catholica #188

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d229

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #517

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The Catholic Hymn Book #99

The Little Catholic Hymn Book #d60

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d298

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