QUELLE EST, AU CIEL

QUELLE EST, AU CIEL

Composer: César Malan
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: César 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: QUELLE EST, AU CIEL
Composer: César Malan
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Incipit: 51131 32123 15135
Key: G Major or modal

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Cántico Nuevo #86

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