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Composer: Vicente Mendoza (1920; alt.)
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Vicente Mendoza

Born: De­cem­ber 24, 1875, Guad­a­la­ja­ra, Mex­i­co. Died: 1955, Mex­i­co Ci­ty, Mex­i­co. Buried: Mex­i­co Ci­ty, Mex­i­co. Mendoza stu­died in­i­tial­ly un­der Don Au­re­lio Or­te­ga. At age of 11 he went to work in a Pro­test­ant print shop in Mex­i­co Ci­ty and helped pro­duce El Evan­gel­is­ta Mex­i­ca­no (The Mex­i­can Evan­gel­ist) for the Meth­od­ist Church of the South; he rose to be­come its di­rect­or for 17 years. Look­ing to im­prove him­self, Men­do­za en­tered a night school for work­ers, but lat­er feel­ing the call to preach the Gos­pel, he en­tered the Pres­by­ter­i­an Sem­in­a­ry in Mex­i­co Ci­ty. When the sem­in­a­ry closed temp­o­rar­i­ly… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Vicente Mendoza (1920; alt.)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 51765 12351 76566
Key: C Major


Jesús es mi rey soberano

O Jesus, My King and My Sovereign

Jesús es mi Rey soberano,
Mi gozo es cantar su loor;
Es Rey, y me ve cual hermano,
Es Rey y me imparte suamor.
De jando su trono de gloria,
Me vino a sacar de laescoria,
Y yo soy feliz,
Y yo soy feliz por El.

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #54

Chalice Hymnal #109

Mil Voces para Celebrar #54

Presbyterian Hymnal #157


Small Church Music #6108


The United Methodist Hymnal #180

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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