Llegó la nochebuena

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Ya llegó la nochebuena

Author: O. Catena
Tune: NOCHEBUENA
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: O. Catena

Osvaldo Catena (b. 1920; d. 1986) was an Argentinian priest and composer. Showing an early interest in music, he entered the Metropolitan Seminary in Santa Fe, Argentia, where he learned multiple instruments and studied for ordination. He was ordained as a priest in 1943. He started the first School of Sacred Music in Santa Fe, and in 1950 organized the first University Choir. He was soon appointed chaplain at the College of Our Lady of Calvary, but moved his ministry to the poor, harsh areas of Santa Fe, in what he named Villa Prak, “the triangle” outlined by railroad tracks, garbage dumps, and caves near the Rio Saldo. He termed this area Villa Park. He spent much of his life in this area, working to develop the area and provide fello… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ya llegó la nochebuena
Title: Llegó la nochebuena
Author: O. Catena
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Source: Tradicional de Argentina
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: ¡Vamos todos a esperarlo
Notes: English translation: "Christmas Eve is coming quickly" by Mary Louise Bringle
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #104

El Himnario #104

El Himnario Presbiteriano #104

Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #295

Mil Voces para Celebrar #104

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #387

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