Venid, pastorcillos

Translator: Francisco Martínez de la Rosa

Born: March 10, 1787, Granada, Spain. Died: February 7, 1862, Madrid, Spain.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Venid, pastorcillos, venid a adorar
Title: Venid, pastorcillos
English Title: Away in a manger, no crib for a bed
Translator: Francisco Martínez de la Rosa
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



With the original two-stanza text, AWAY IN A MANGER was first published in James R. Murray's Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses (1887) and initialed “J. R. M.” Murray (b. Andover, MA, 1841; d. Cincinnati, OH, 1905) compiled the songbook and is now thought to be the tune's composer. However,…

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Ira David Sankey (b. Edinburgh, PA, 1840; d. Brooklyn, NY, 1908) composed HIDING IN THEE (also known as SANKEY) and first published it in Welcome Tidings (1887), compiled by Lowry, Doane (PHH 473), and Sankey. It was set to the text "O Safe to the Rock That Is Higher than I." The four lines of HIDIN…

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

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