Meusel, Wolfgang, son of Anton Meusel (Meusslin, Mäusslein, Mosel, Mösel, Musculus, &c), cooper at Dieuze in Lorraine, was born at Dieuze, Sept. 8, 1497. He studied for short periods in the schools at Rappoltsweiler, Colmar, and Schlettstadt, between times wandering over the country and earning his way by his singing. In 1512 he happened to come to the Benedictine monastery at Lixheim near Saarburg, just as Vespers were being sung. His beautiful voice, as he joined in, led the monks to receive him, and here he studied music, and became organist to the cloister. In his 20th year he devoted himself to the study of theology, and soon after began to preach in the church at Lixheim, and in the neighbouring village churches. In 1518 he became a… Go to person page >
Translator: William John Copeland
Copeland, William John, B.D., born at Chigwell, Sept. 1, 1804, and educated at St. Paul's School, and Trinity College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1829, M.A. 1831, and B.D. 1840. He was a Scholar of his College, and afterwards Fellow and Dean. Taking Holy Orders, he became Curate of Hackney, and of Littlemore, and in 1849 Rector of Farnham, Essex, and Rural Dean of Newport. He was also Chaplain to the Bishop of St. Albans. Died at Farnham, Aug. 25, 1885. Mr. Copeland has published:—
Hymns for the Week, and Hymns for the Seasons. Translated from the Latin. Lond., W. J. Cleaver, 1848. He was also the Editor of Card. Newman's Sermons.
These translations are mostly from the Roman Breviary, and preceded those by E. Caswall, published in 1849.… Go to person page >
Display Title: O Christ, who art the Light and DayFirst Line: O Christ, who art the Light and DayTune Title: CHRISTE QUI LUXAuthor: William Copeland, 1804-1885Meter: LMScripture: Psalm 4:8; John 8:12; John 12:46; Acts 20:28; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 2 Corinthians 4:6; Ephesians 1:7; Revelation 5:9Date: 2000Subject: Evening | ; Protection |Source: Latin (6th century)
Display Title: O Christ, Who Art the Light and DayFirst Line: O Christ, who art the Light and DayTune Title: CHRISTE, DER DU BIST TAG UND LICHTAuthor: Unknown; W. J. Copeland, 1804-85Meter: L MDate: 1996
Display Title: O Christ, Who Art the Light and DayFirst Line: O Christ, who art the light and dayTune Title: CONDITOR ALME SIDERUMAuthor: William J. Copeland, 1804-85Meter: L MScripture: John 8:12; John 12:35-36; 1 Thessalonians 5:5Date: 2006Source: Latin, 6th cent.
Display Title: O Christ, Who Art the Light and DayFirst Line: O Christ, who art the light and dayTune Title: ALFRETONAuthor: Ambrose of Milan; William J. Copeland & othersMeter: LMSource: Translation in The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906), number 81
Display Title: O Christ, who art the Light and DayFirst Line: O Christ, who art the Light and DayTune Title: CHRISTE QUI LUXAuthor: William Copeland, 1804-85Date: 1986Subject: Office Hymn | Compline; The Christian Year | LentSource: 6th century Latin