Niño: es astro

Translator: Raquel Gutiérrez-Achon

(no biographical information available about Raquel Gutiérrez-Achon.) Go to person page >

Translator: George Lockwood

Rev. George Lockwood was born in 1946 and has been a missionary to Costa Rica. He has pastored Spanish-speaking congregations in both Arizona and California and served on the editorial committee for the Methodist hymnal supplement Celebremos II. In addition, Lockwood has traveled throughout Central and South America interviewing church musicians and gathering new hymns from both Spanish and Portuguese cultures which he then presents at conferences and workshops. The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Go to person page >

Author: Shirley Erena Murray

Shirley Erena Murray (b. Invercargill, New Zealand, 1931) studied music as an undergraduate but received a master’s degree (with honors) in classics and French from Otago University. Her upbringing was Methodist, but she became a Presbyterian when she married the Reverend John Stewart Murray, who was a moderator of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand. Shirley began her career as a teacher of languages, but she became more active in Amnesty International, and for eight years she served the Labor Party Research Unit of Parliament. Her involvement in these organizations has enriched her writing of hymns, which address human rights, women’s concerns, justice, peace, the integrity of creation, and the unity of the church. Many of her hymn… Go to person page >

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First Line: Niño: es astro, mediador de Dios
Title: Niño: es astro
Author: Shirley Erena Murray (1993)
Translator: Raquel Gutiérrez-Achon
Translator: George Lockwood
Meter: 10.9 with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Oh Dios, dale en esta Navidad
Copyright: © 1994, trad. © 1997 Hope Publishing Co.

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