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Onipotente Rei

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Onipotente Rei
English Title: Come, Thou Almighty King
Author: Anonymous (séc. XVIII)
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.

Tune

ITALIAN HYMN

Felice de Giardini (b. Turin, Italy, 1716; d. Moscow, Russia, 1796) composed ITALIAN HYMN in three parts for this text at the request of Selina Shirley, the famous evangelically minded Countess of Huntingdon. Giardini was living in London at the time and contributed this tune and three others to Mar…

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