Oh, Venham Coroar!

Author(sts. 1, 3, 4): Matthew Bridges

Matthew Bridges Go to person page >

Author (sts. 2, 4): Godfrey Thring

Godfrey Thring (b. Alford, Somersetshire, England, 1823; d. Shamley Green, Guilford, Surrey, England, 1903) was born in the parsonage of Alford, where his father was rector. Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, England, he was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1847. After serving in several other parishes, Thring re­turned to Alford and Hornblotten in 1858 to succeed his father as rector, a position he retained until his own retirement in 1893. He was also associated with Wells Cathedral (1867-1893). After 1861 Thring wrote many hymns and published several hymnals, including Hymns Congregational (1866), Hymns and Sacred Lyrics (1874), and the respect­ed A Church of England Hymn Book Adapted to the Daily Services of the Church… Go to person page >

Translator: Werner Kaschel

(no biographical information available about Werner Kaschel.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh, venham coroar Jesus, o Salvador
Title: Oh, Venham Coroar!
English Title: Crown Him with Many Crowns
Translator: Werner Kaschel (1990)
Author (sts. 2, 4): Godfrey Thring (1874)
Author(sts. 1, 3, 4): Matthew Bridges (1851)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation 1990 JUERP. All rights reserved.

Tune

DIADEMATA (Elvey)

Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns." The tune is lively an…

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