Composer: Caesar Malan

Rv Henri Abraham Cesar Malan, 1787-1864. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, into a bourgeois family that moved to Switzerland to escape religious persecution during the French Revolution, he attended the university in Marseilles, France, intending to become a businessman. Although having some grounding in religious faith by his mother, he decided to attend the Academy at Geneva (founded by Calvin) in preparation for ministry. He was ordained in 1810, after being appointed a college master (teaching Latin) in 1809. Malan was in accord with the National Church of Geneva as a Unitarian, but the Reveil Movement caused him to become a dissident (evangelical) instead of a proponent of the Reformed Church (believing works, not faith, was what mattere… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LAUSANNE (Malan)
Composer: Caesar Malan
Meter: M.64. (8.7.., 4ll.)
Incipit: 32343 45433 23234
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #69


Small Church Music #6191

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #67a

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #67b

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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