Who can paint that lovely city

Who can paint that lovely city

Author: Peter Damiani
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Peter Damiani

Damiani, or Damian, Peter, Saint, Cardinal, Bishop, and Doctor of the Church, whom Dom Gueranger calls "The austere reformer of the 11th century," was born at Ravenna, about 988. He was the youngest of many children. His mother abandoned him as a babe, and his life was only saved by his being discovered by a faithful female servant, who took care of him until such time as his mother relented and received him back again. Both his parents dying while he was very young, he fell into the hands of a married brother, who, treating him with great harshness and regarding him rather as a slave than a near relation, sent him,”when he was grown up, into the fields to feed swine.” In spite of this treatment, he early developed a virtuous and pious… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who can paint that lovely city
Author: Peter Damiani

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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #243Page Scan
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #135Page Scan
Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d337
Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d336
Praise Songs, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes #234Page Scan
The Assumption Hymnal #d105
The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d177
The Parish Hymnal #99Page Scan
The Parochial Hymnal, a Select Collection #d141



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