Mi iglesia querida

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Adapter: Pablo Sywulka B.

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Author: William S. Pitts

William Savage Pitts MD USA 1830-1918. Born at Yates, NY, the son of Puritans, he was the 8th of nine children. He had musical ability from an early age, taking formal music lessons from a graduate of the Boston Handel & Hadyn Society. At age 19, he traveled with his family to Rock County, WI, where he worked as a rural music schoolteacher in Union, WI. He taught for several years, there and at singing schools, and for brass bands, composing much of their music. In 1857 he traveled to Fredericksburg, IA, to visit his fiancee, Ann Eliza Warren, a teacher. Along the way he stopped his horse-drawn wagon at Bradford, IA, to rest. He walked across a field and saw a picturesque wooded valley formed by the Cedar River. Viewing the spot, h… Go to person page >

Paraphraser: Raúl Echeverría M.

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Text Information

First Line: Una iglesia prefiere mi alma
Title: Mi iglesia querida
English Title: There's a church in the valley by the wildwodd
Paraphraser: Raúl Echeverría M. (1947)
Author: William S. Pitts (1857)
Adapter: Pablo Sywulka B.
Meter: with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Oh, ven, ven, ven, ven
Copyright: © 1992 Celebremos/Libros Alianza


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