LAUS DEO (Le Jeune)

LAUS DEO (Le Jeune)

Composer: George F. LeJeune
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Composer: George F. LeJeune

George Fitz-Curwood Le Jeune, 1841-1904 Born: June 18, 1841, London, England. Died: April 11, 1904, Staten Island, New York. Buried: Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, New York. Le Jeune studied music under Joseph Barnby and George Macfarren in London. In 1863, he moved to Montréal, Canada, where he continued his studies with George Carter. He later moved to America, playing the organ in churches in Hartford, Connecticut, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He became the organist at St. John’s Chapel of Trinity Parish, New York City, in 1876, and also directed the choir there. Sources: Hughes, p. 471 --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LAUS DEO (Le Jeune)
Composer: George F. LeJeune
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Incipit: 55311 22313 65354
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

To Him who for our sins was slain

To Him who for our sins was slain.
To Him, for all His dying pain,
Sing we alleluia!
To Him the Lamb our Sacrifice,
Who gave His blood our ransom-price,
Sing we alleluia!

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