We Give Our Thanks (Reamo leboga)

Translator: I-to Loh

Born in 1936 in Taiwan, the Rev. I-to Loh is a graduate of Tainan Theological College and Seminary (M.Div.), Union Theological Seminary in New York (SMM in Composition), and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA, Ph.D. in Music, majoring in Ethnomusicology). He has taught Asian and Global Church Music, Ethnomusicology and Worship for many years at the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music in Manila, and at Tainan Theological College and Seminary. He has collected and compiled over 20 collections of hymns, including Sound the Bamboo: CCA Hymnal 2000 (including 315 hymns from 22 countries, with 44 languages). He was named a Fellow of the Hymn Society of America and Canada in 1995, the first non-Caucasian to have earned that honor i… Go to person page >

Teacher: Daisy Nshakazongwe

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Translator (French): David Fines

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Text Information

First Line: Reamo leboga (To God our thanks we give)
Title: We Give Our Thanks (Reamo leboga)
Tswana Title: Reamo leboga
Translator: I-to Loh
Teacher: Daisy Nshakazongwe
Translator (French): David Fines
Source: Traditional song, Botswana, as taught by Daisy Nsakazongwe
Place of Origin: Botswana
Language: English; French; Tswana
Copyright: English paraphrase © 1986 World Council of Church and the Asian Institute for Liturgy andMusic



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