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Aloha Iesu ia'u

Author: P. P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Translator: Laiana

Lorenzo Lyons also known as Makua Laiana, missionary to Hawaii. Dianne Shapiro  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oli no au i ka Haku Iesu
Title: Aloha Iesu ia'u
English Title: Jesus Loves Even Me
Author: P. P. Bliss
Translator: Laiana
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Hauoli au, aloha Iesu
Publication Date: 1967
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1967.
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