You were tortured

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Author: Guillermo Cuéllar

In the mid-1980s, composer Guillermo Cuéllar composed the folk mass La Misa Popular Salvadoreña as a result of a commission from Archbishop Oscar Romero. Romero was assassinated while celebrating mass in El Salvador. Cuéllar himself was forced into exile for ten years due to threats on his life. Sing! A New Creation  Go to person page >

Translator: Bret Hesla

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Translator: William Dexheimer-Pharris

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Text Information

First Line: You were tortured and nailed to the cross
Title: You were tortured
Spanish Title: Vos sos el destazado en la cruz
Author: Guillermo Cuéllar
Translator: Bret Hesla
Translator: William Dexheimer-Pharris
Source: Misa Popular Salvadoreña
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Now we beg you, hear, O hear us
Copyright: © 1988, 1990, GIA Publications, Inc.


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