Oh Ven, Emanuel

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Translator (English, es. 1,2): J. M. Neale

John M. Neale's life is a study in contrasts: born into an evangelical home, he had sympathies toward Rome; in perpetual ill health, he was incredibly productive; of scholarly tem­perament, he devoted much time to improving social conditions in his area; often ignored or despised by his contemporaries, he is lauded today for his contributions to the church and hymnody. Neale's gifts came to expression early–he won the Seatonian prize for religious poetry eleven times while a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1842, but ill health and his strong support of the Oxford Movement kept him from ordinary parish ministry. So Neale spent the years between 1846 and 1866 as a warden of Sackvi… Go to person page >

Translator (English, es. 3, 4): Henry Sloane Coffin

(no biographical information available about Henry Sloane Coffin.) Go to person page >

Translator: Federico J. Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh ven, oh ven Emanuel, Rescata ya a Israel
Title: Oh Ven, Emanuel
English Title: O come, O come Emmanuel
Translator: Federico J. Pagura
Translator (English, es. 1,2): J. M. Neale
Translator (English, es. 3, 4): Henry Sloane Coffin
Source: Antífonas Latinas, siglo XII; Himno latino, c. siglo IX
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Vendrá, vendrá Emanuel
Copyright: © 1962 Federico J. Pagura



VENI IMMANUEL was originally music for a Requiem Mass in a fifteenth-century French Franciscan Processional. Thomas Helmore (b. Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, 1811; d. Westminster, London, England, 1890) adapted this chant tune and published it in Part II of his The Hymnal Noted (1854). A g…

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