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[You are salt for the earth, O people]

[You are salt for the earth, O people]

Composer: Marty Haugen
Published in 22 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen (b. 1950), is a prolific liturgical composer with many songs included in hymnals across the liturgical spectrum of North American hymnals and beyond, with many songs translated into different languages. He was raised in the American Lutheran Church, received a BA in psychology from Luther College, yet found his first position as a church musician in a Roman Catholic parish at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was undergoing profound liturgical and musical changes after Vatican II. Finding a vocation in that parish to provide accessible songs for worship, he continued to compose and to study, receiving an MA in pastoral studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota. A number of liturgical settings were prepar… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [You are salt for the earth, O people]
Composer: Marty Haugen
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Incipit: 33343 21135 65343
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1986 G.I.A. Publications, Inc.


Piano Solo

  • Ten Piano Essays on Tunes of Marty Haugen
    Composer/Editors Marty Haugen; Randall Sensmeier
    Published By: G. I. A. Publications, Inc. (1997) pp. 6


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