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O King of Heaven, from starry throne descend

O King of Heaven, from starry throne descend

Author: Alfonso M. de Liguori
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Alfonso M. de Liguori

Liguori, Alphonso Maria de, born at Marianella, near Naples, Sept. 27, 1696, became Bishop of St. Agatha of the Goths in 1762, and died Aug. 1, 1787. His hymns were gathered out of his works, translated by K. A. Coffin, and published as Hymns and Verses on Spiritual Subjects, &c, in 1863. (See Italian Hymnody, p. 1316, ii., 4). From this, "My Jesus! say what wretch has dare" ( Good Friday) is taken. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O King of Heaven, from starry throne descend
Author: Alfonso M. de Liguori
Refrain First Line: Sweet infant Jesus

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Diocesan Hymnal #d97

Hymns and Harmonies #d41

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d110

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