Llegó la nochebuena

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Ya llegó la nochebuena

Author: O. Catena
Tune: NOCHEBUENA (55112)
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Ya llegó la nochebuena,
ya llegó la Navidad;
cantaremos alabanzas
para el niño que vendrá.

¡Vamos vamos esperarlo,
vamos, vamos a Delén,
que Jesús en un pesebre
para el mundo va a nacer!

2 Lleva remos para al Niño
lo mejor del corazón,
el deseo de encontrarlo,
la esperanza del perdón. [Estribillo]

3 Recibamos la enseñanza
que este Niño hoy nos da:
siendo rico se hizo pobre
por amor a los demás. [Estribillo]

Source: El Himnario Presbiteriano #104

Author: O. Catena

Osvaldo Catena (b. 1920; d. 1986) was an Argentinian priest and composer. Showing an early interest in music, he entered the Metropolitan Seminary in Santa Fe, Argentina, where he learned multiple instruments and studied for ordination. He was ordained as a priest in 1943. He started the first School of Sacred Music in Santa Fe, and in 1950 organized the first University Choir. He was soon appointed chaplain at the College of Our Lady of Calvary, but moved his ministry to the poor, harsh areas of Santa Fe, in what he named Villa Prak, “the triangle” outlined by railroad tracks, garbage dumps, and caves near the Rio Saldo. He termed this area Villa Park. He spent much of his life in this area, working to develop the area and provide fell… Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

¡Cantad al Señor! #14

Cáliz de Bendiciones #104

El Himnario #104


El Himnario Presbiteriano #104


Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #295

Mil Voces para Celebrar #104

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #387

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