LOPERENA (Loperena, Zayas 11112)

LOPERENA (Loperena, Zayas 11112)

Composer: Eduardo de Zayas; Composer: William Loperena (1965)
Published in 6 hymnals

Composer: Eduardo de Zayas

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Composer: William Loperena

William Loperena, O.P. Father William Loperena was born in Moca, Puerto Rico on December 14, 1935. He was the middle son of Evaristo Loperena Ortega and America Soto Hernández. Raised in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico where he studied at the Colegio San Carlos. He attended the diocesan seminar San Ildefonso in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. Eventually joined the Order of Preachers known as Dominicans on August 16, 1955. Studied philosophy in Dover, Massachusetts, Washington and theology in Nijmegen, Holland. He became an ordained priest in the Netherlands on September 25, 1961. In 1968, he composed a complete Catholic mass infused with cultural elements of Puerto Rico including folk music and deeply rooted traditions which he called Misa Jíbara th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LOPERENA (Loperena, Zayas 11112)
Composer: William Loperena (1965)
Composer: Eduardo de Zayas
Meter: 8.8.with refrain (10.7.6.)
Incipit: 11112 32175 42222
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1965 William Loperena;© 1965, Eduardo de Zayas



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cantos del Pueblo de Dios = Songs of the People of God (2nd ed.) #126

El Himnario #135

El Himnario Presbiteriano #135

Flor y Canto (3rd ed.) #658

Global Praise 3 #150

The New Century Hymnal #389

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