O sweet and blessed country

O sweet and blessed country

Author: Bernard of Cluny
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Bernard of Cluny

Bernard of Morlaix, or of Cluny, for he is equally well known by both titles, was an Englishman by extraction, both his parents being natives of this country. He was b., however, in France very early in the 12th cent, at Morlaix, Bretagne. Little or nothing is known of his life, beyond the fact that he entered the Abbey of Cluny, of which at that time Peter the Venerable, who filled the post from 1122 to 1156, was the head. There, so far as we know, he spent his whole after-life, and there he probably died, though the exact date of his death, as well as of his birth is unrecorded. The Abbey of Cluny was at that period at the zenith of its wealth and fame. Its buildings, especially its church (which was unequalled by any in France); the serv… Go to person page >

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First Line: O sweet and blessed country
Author: Bernard of Cluny

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #720

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Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #720

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Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #212

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1379

Junior Hymns and Songs: for use in the church school: Sunday, weekday and vacation sessions #d61

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #522

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