Oh, Pan del Mundo

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Translator: Juanita R. de Balloch

Born: 1894, Spain. de Ball­och is said to have lived in Ar­gen­ti­na.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh, Pan del mundo, nuestra vida
Title: Oh, Pan del Mundo
Author: Reginald Heber
Translator: Juanita R. de Balloch
Language: Spanish

Tune

EUCHARISTIC HYMN

John Sebastian Bach Hodges (b. Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, 1830; d. Baltimore, MD, 1915) composed EUCHARISTIC HYMN for Heber's text in 1868, while he was rector at Grace Episcopal Church, Newark, New Jersey. He first published the tune in his Book of Common Praise (1869) and named it after th…

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Timeline

Instances

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Cántico Nuevo #207

Himnario Metodista #249

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