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¿Como puede ser?

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

Translator: Ruth Ann Flower

(no biographical information available about Ruth Ann Flower.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh Salvador, al contemplar
Title: ¿Como puede ser?
English Title: O Savior as my eyes behold
Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Author: John W. Peterson
Translator: Ruth Ann Flower
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: ¿Como puede ser?
Copyright: © 1961 New Spring Publishing Inc. (admin. CapitolCMG Publishing); Tr. © 1961 John W. Peterson Music Company (admin. CapitolCMG Publishing
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