¡El cielo canta alegría!

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Author: Pablo Sosa

Pablo Sosa (b. 1933 - d. 2020) grew up and was educated in Argentina, the U.S. (Westminster Choir College), and Germany. For years he pastored a large Methodist congregation in Buenos Aires, Argentina while composing songs, leading choirs, editing hymnals, producing religious broadcasts, and teaching liturgy and hymnology at a seminary. Meanwhile, life in Argentina pushed him to question his assumptions about what’s best for congregational singing. During Argentina’s “dirty war,” two young women from his church were disappeared, possibly for working among the poor. As Catholic and Protestant churches hesitated whether to speak out, remain silent, or support the government, many people lost faith. Economic meltdown after the war… Go to person page >

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First Line: ¡El cielo canta alegría! ¡Aleluya!
Title: ¡El cielo canta alegría!
Author: Pablo Sosa (1978)
Meter: with alleluias
Place of Origin: Argentina
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: ¡Aleluya! ¡Aleluya!
Notes: English translations: "Heaven is joyfully singing, Alleluia" by Gertrude C. Suppe, See "Heaven is singing for joy, hallelujah" by Pablo Sosa
Copyright: © 1978 Pablo Sosa



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