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You Are the Seed

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Author: Cesáreo Gabarain

Cesáreo Gabaráin, a Spanish priest involved in liturgical renewal following Vatican II. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Translator: Skinner Chávez-Melo

Skinner Chavez-Melo, an organist, conductor and composer who was music director at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, died on Saturday at New York Downtown Hospital. He was 47 years old and lived in Manhattan. He died of spinal cancer, said his brother, Juan Francisco. Mr. Chavez-Melo was born in Mexico City, but completed his musical studies in the United States, receiving degrees at Eastern Nazarene College and the Union Theological Seminary, and pursuing further studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School. He toured internationally as an organist and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and the United States. As a composer, he wrote works for organ, choir and orchestra, and contributed hymn s… Go to person page >

Translator: Raquel Gutiérrez-Achón

(no biographical information available about Raquel Gutiérrez-Achón.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You are the seed that will grow a new sprout
Title: You Are the Seed
Spanish Title: Sois la semilla
Author: Cesáreo Gabarain
Translator: Skinner Chávez-Melo
Translator: Raquel Gutiérrez-Achón
Meter: 10.9.10.8 D with refrain
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Go, my friends, go to the world (Id, amigos, por el mundo)
Copyright: © 1979 Cesareo Gabarain. Published by OCP Publications

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