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: Thomas M. Westrup

Thomas Martin Westrup moved with his family from London to Mexico when he was fifteen years old. He translated hundreds of hymns and, along with his son, Enrique, published a three-volume hymnal Incienso Christiano. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh, pueblecito de Belén, Afortunada tú
Title: Oh, Pueblecito de Belén
English Title: O little town of Bethlehem
Author: Phillips Brooks
Translator: Thomas M. Westrup
Meter: 8.6.8.6.7.6.8.6
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #94

Cantos del Pueblo de Dios = Songs of the People of God (2nd ed.) #16

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El Himnario #96

El Himnario Presbiteriano #96

Himnos de Vida y Luz #126

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Mil Voces para Celebrar #94

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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