Dame de vida el pan

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Translator (es. 2,4): Anonymous

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or (es. 1, 3): Federico J. Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Author (es. 1, 3): Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Author (es. 2, 4): Alexander Groves

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Text Information

First Line: Dame, mi buen Señor, de vida el pan
Title: Dame de vida el pan
English Title: Break thou the bread of life
Author (es. 2, 4): Alexander Groves (1913)
or (es. 1, 3): Federico J. Pagura
Author (es. 1, 3): Mary A. Lathbury (1877)
Translator (es. 2,4): Anonymous
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Trad. estr. #1 y 3 © 1962 Ediciones La Aurora


[Break Thou the bread of life] (Sherwin)

William F. Sherwin (PHH 8) composed BREAD OF LIFE in 1877 for the stanzas by Lathbury when he was the music director for the Chautauqua Institution. A good fit for the hymn text, BREAD OF LIFE is a quiet tune, meditative in tone but with a fine climax in its final phrase. Sing this tune in harmony a…

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Celebremos Su Gloria #274

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