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Thread #29443   Message #372456
Posted By: Snuffy
10-Jan-01 - 06:02 PM
Thread Name: Origins: O Come All Ye Faithful
Subject: RE: Help: O Come All Ye Faithful
My hymnal says it's an 18th Century melody, source unknown.

For the words it says "18th century. Translated by F Oakeley, and others". But it doesn't say what language it's translated from - I've always assumed the original was the Latin.

Wassail! V