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Pequena Vila de Belém

Author: Phillips Brooks

Brooks, Phillips, D.D., was born at Boston, Dec. 13, 1835, graduated at Harvard College 1855, and was ordained in 1859. Successively Rector of the Church of the Advent, Philadelphia, and Trinity Church, Boston, he became Bishop of Mass. in 1891, and died at Boston in Jan., 1893. His Carol, "O little town of Bethlehem," was written for his Sunday School in 1868, the author having spent Christmas, 1866, at Bethlehem. His hymn, "God hath sent His angels to the earth again," is dated 1877. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Translator: Salomão Ferraz

(no biographical information available about Salomão Ferraz.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Pequena vila de Belém
Title: Pequena Vila de Belém
English Title: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Translator: Salomão Ferraz (1930)
Author: Phillips Brooks (1868)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.7.6.8.6
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.



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