by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Bertram Kottmann

Today Christ is born
Language: English  after the Latin 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
Today Christ is born;
Today the Saviour has appeared;
Today the angels sing,
The archangels rejoice,
Today the righteous rejoice, saying:
Glory be to God in the highest.

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Tom White

This text was added to the website: 2007-10-01
Line count: 7
Word count: 29

Geboren ist uns heute Christ
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the English 
Geboren ist uns heute Christ;
der Heiland uns erschienen ist;
auf Erden singen Engel heut,
Erzengel jubeln voller Freud,
Heut’ jauchzen die Gerechten ein Gloria:
Ehre Gott dem Erhab’nen. Halleluja!

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Translation of titles
"Procession" = "Einzug"
"Recession" = "Auszug"


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This text was added to the website: 2015-07-26
Line count: 6
Word count: 30