¿Qué niño es éste?

Translator: Angel M. Mergal

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Author: William C. Dix

Most British hymn writers in the nineteenth century were clergymen, but William C. Dix (b. Bristol, England, 1837; d. Cheddar, Somerset, England, 1898) was a notable exception. Trained in the business world, he became the manager of a marine insurance company in Glasgow, Scotland. Dix published various volumes of his hymns, such as Hymns of Love and Joy (1861) and Altar Songs: Verses on the Holy Eucharist (1867). A number of his texts were first published in Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Qué niño es éste que al dormir
Title: ¿Qué niño es éste?
English Title: What child is this, who, laid to rest
Author: William C. Dix (1865)
Translator: Angel M. Mergal
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: El es el Cristo el Rey
Copyright: Public Domain; Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #112

Cantos del Pueblo de Dios = Songs of the People of God (2nd ed.) #28

El Himnario #95

Mil Voces para Celebrar #112

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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