Oh, pueblecito de Belén

Author: Phillips Brooks

Brooks, Phillips, D.D., was born at Boston, Dec. 13, 1835, graduated at Harvard College 1855, and was ordained in 1859. Successively Rector of the Church of the Advent, Philadelphia, and Trinity Church, Boston, he became Bishop of Mass. in 1891, and died at Boston in Jan., 1893. His Carol, "O little town of Bethlehem," was written for his Sunday School in 1868, the author having spent Christmas, 1866, at Bethlehem. His hymn, "God hath sent His angels to the earth again," is dated 1877. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Translator: Effie Chastain de Naylor

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First Line: Oh, pueblecito de Belén
English Title: O little town of Bethlehem
Author: Phillips Brooks
Translator: Effie Chastain de Naylor
Meter: 8.6.8.6.7.6.8.6
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Used with permission. All rights reserved

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