PA NAHE MAI LA KO IESU KAHEA

Author: Will L. Thompson, 1847-1909

Will Lamartine Thompson (1847-1909) Born: November 7, 1847, East Li­ver­pool, Ohio. Died: Sep­tem­ber 20, 1909, New York, New York. Buried: Ri­ver­view Cem­e­te­ry, East Li­ver­pool, Ohio. Rebuffed in an ear­ly at­tempt to sell his songs to a com­mer­cial pub­lish­er, Thomp­son start­ed his own pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny. He lat­er ex­pand­ed, open­ing a store to sell pi­an­os, or­gans and sheet mu­sic. Both a lyr­i­cist and com­pos­er, he en­sured he would al­ways re­mem­ber words or mel­o­dies that came to him at odd times: "No mat­ter where I am, at home or ho­tel, at the store or tra­vel­ing, if an idea or theme comes to me that I deem wor­thy of a song, I jot it down in verse. In this… Go to person page >

Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938

"Hualalai" was the pen name of Ellen (or Ella) Hudson Paris, 1852-1938, daughter of John Davis Paris, a missionary in Hawai'i. (more information can be found on John Davis Paris and Hualalai on John Davis Paris's Wikipedia page). Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Pa nahe mai la ko Iesu kahea
Title: PA NAHE MAI LA KO IESU KAHEA
English Title: Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling
Author: Will L. Thompson, 1847-1909
Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Ho'i mai, ho'i mai
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

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Instances

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Leo Hoonani Hou #203
Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #70



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