LUX LUCIS (Le Jeune)

LUX LUCIS (Le Jeune)

Composer: George F. Le Jeune
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Composer: George F. Le Jeune

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: LUX LUCIS (Le Jeune)
Composer: George F. Le Jeune
Meter: 6.6.6.6.6.6
Incipit: 53512 35356 35455
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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With gladsome hearts we come

With gladsome hearts we come
within our holy home,
Our Saviour's Name to sing
Oh, well His House we love!
Oh, joy all joys above,
To praise the children's King!

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