Ven Tú, ¡oh Rey eterno!

Author: Ernest W. Shurtleff

Shurtleff, Ernest Warburton, b. at Boston, Mass., April 4, 1862, and educated at Boston Latin School, Harvard University, and Andover Theo. Seminary (1887). Entering the Congregational Ministry, he was Pastor at Palmer and Plymouth, Mass., and is now (1905) Minister of First Church, Minneapolis, Minn. His works include Poems, 1883, Easter Gleams, 1883, and others. His hymn, "Lead on, O King Eternal" (Christian Warfare), was written as a parting hymn to his class of fellow students at Andover, and was included in Hymns of the Faith, Boston, 1887. It has since appeared in several collections. [M. C. Hazard, Ph.D]. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Translator: Ángel Archilla

(no biographical information available about Ángel Archilla.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ven Tú, ¡oh Rey eterno!
English Title: Lead on, O King eternal
Author: Ernest W. Shurtleff
Translator: Ángel Archilla
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: Spanish

Tune

LANCASHIRE

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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Timeline

Instances

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Culto Cristiano #156
El Himnario para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanola en Todo el Mundo #d412



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