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Alleluia Lyrics and Music

The uplifting words and lyrics of the illustrious hymn begin with "Alleluia! sing to Jesus! His the scepter, His the throne" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Alleluia" hymn were written by its English author William Chatterton Dix. The author of the hymn, William Chatterton Dix, was born on June 14, 1837 and died on September 9, 1898. The melodious music that accompanies the "Alleluia" song of praise was composed by Rowland Huw Prichard.  The composer of the music to the "Alleluia" hymn, Rowland Huw Prichard, was born on January 14, 1811 and died on January 25, 1887. We have placed "Alleluia" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the lovely lyrics of this popular Christian song and long-established church hymn.

Alleluia Hymn
Title: Alleluia *** Name of Composer: Rowland Huw Prichard *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: William Chatterton Dix *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

 

 

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the rousing words of the "Alleluia" lyrics, William Chatterton Dix (June 14, 1837-September 9, 1898), was born in Bristol, England and achieved fame as a poet and hymn writer of over 40 hymns.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Alleluia", Rowland Huw Prichard (January 14, 1811-January 25, 1887), was born in Bala, North Wales and became famous as a publisher, musician and composer.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Alleluia
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): William Chatterton Dix (June 14, 1837 to September 9, 1898)
Nationality of Author: English

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: Rowland Huw Prichard (January 14, 1811 to January 25, 1887)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Alleluia! sing to Jesus! His the scepter, His the throne"
First Publication Date: 1867

 

Alleluia Lyrics

Alleluia! sing to Jesus!
His the scepter, His the throne.
Alleluia! His the triumph,
His the victory alone.
Hark! the songs of peaceful Zion
Thunder like a mighty flood.
Jesus out of every nation
Has redeemed us by His blood.

Alleluia! not as orphans
Are we left in sorrow now;
Alleluia! He is near us,
Faith believes, nor questions how;
Though the cloud from sight received Him
When the forty days were o'er
Shall our hearts forget His promise,"
I am with you evermore"?

Alleluia! bread of angels,
Thou on earth our food, our stay;
Alleluia! here the sinful
Flee to Thee from day to day:
Intercessor, friend of sinners,
Earth's Redeemer, plead for me,
Where the songs of all the sinless
Sweep across the crystal sea.

Alleluia! King eternal,
Thee the Lord of lords we own;
Alleluia! born of Mary,
Earth Thy footstool, Heav'n Thy throne:
Thou within the veil hast entered,
Robed in flesh our great high priest;
Thou on earth both priest and victim
In the Eucharistic feast.

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