[Christ be ever before us]

[Christ be ever before us]

Composer: Marty Haugen
Published in 5 hymnals

Composer: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen (b. 1950), is a prolific liturgical composer with many songs included in hymnals across the liturgical spectrum of North American hymnals and beyond, with many songs translated into different languages. He was raised in the American Lutheran Church, received a BA in psychology from Luther College, yet found his first position as a church musician in a Roman Catholic parish at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was undergoing profound liturgical and musical changes after Vatican II. Finding a vocation in that parish to provide accessible songs for worship, he continued to compose and to study, receiving an MA in pastoral studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota. A number of liturgical settings were prepar… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Christ be ever before us]
Composer: Marty Haugen
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Incipit: 56117 11343 21671
Key: a minor
Copyright: © 1986, GIA Publications, Inc.



Organ Solo

  • Laudate! Volume 4: Organ Music Based on the 100 Most Popular Hymns in Worship III and Gather
    Composer/Editors James W. Kosnik; Janet Linker
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1997) pp. 60


Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Common Praise (1998) #483

Gather (3rd ed.) #793

Gather Comprehensive #703

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #685

Singing Our Faith #282

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