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Ven, Santo Espíritu de amor

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ven, Santo Espíritu de amor
English Title: Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: Anonymous
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)

DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…

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MERTON (Oliver)


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Culto Cristiano #92
El Nuevo Himnario Evangelico para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanol en Todo el Mundo #d299
Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #23Page Scan
Himnario Ev. Luterano--Especial para el Culto Divino #d162
Himnario Evangelico Luterano ... 2nd ed. #d152
Himnario Metodista: Preparado y editado bajo la dirección del Comité del Himnario de la Conferencia Río Grande de La Iglesia Metodista Unida #81
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