MAGI

MAGI

Composer: Herbert Stephen Irons
Published in 1 hymnal


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Composer: Herbert Stephen Irons

Born: January 19, 1834, Canterbury, Kent, England. Died: June 29, 1905, Nottingham, England. Irons was a nephew of the brothers Stephen & George Elvey. He became a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral under T. E. Jones. After studying music under Stephen Elvey at Oxford, he was appointed organist at St. Columba’s College, a large public school at Rathfarnham, near Dublin, Ireland. He stayed there only a few months before being offered the position of organist at Southwell Minister. From Southwell, he went to Chester as assistant organist to Frederic Gunton. Three years later, he accepted an appointment at St. Andrew’s Church, Nottingham, where he remained until his death. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Herbert Stephen Irons
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 53211 23435 32127
Key: A Major
Source: Magi, Herbert S. Irons, 1894.
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Magi Came from Lands Afar

The Magi came from lands afar,
Led by the guidance of a star,
They journeyed on to Bethlehem,
To seek the Savior, born for them.

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The Cyber Hymnal #4139
Text: The Magi Came from Lands Afar
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