Nursery Rhymes

Angel Song

Angel Song Lyrics and Music

The elevating words and lyrics of the treasured hymn begin with "Now let us sing the angels' song That rang so sweet and clear" as the first line of the hymn. The name of the author of the words and lyrics of the "Angel Song" hymn have been lost over time but the composer of the exhilarating music that accompanies the "Angel Song" song of praise was Alberto Randegger The composer of the music to the "Angel Song" hymn, Alberto Randegger, was born on April 13, 1832 and died on December 18, 1911. We have placed "Angel Song" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the elevating lyrics of this popular Christian song and classical church hymn.

Angel Song Hymn
Title: Angel Song *** Name of Composer: Alberto Randegger *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Unknown *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Angel Song", Alberto Randegger (April 13, 1832-December 18, 1911), was born in Trieste, Italy and became famous as a conductor, music teacher, musician and composer.

Angel Song Lyrics

Now let us sing the angels' song
That rang so sweet and clear,
When heav'nly light and music fell
On earthly eye and ear;
To Him we sing, our Savior king,
Who always deigns to hear.


"Glory to God, and on earth peace,
Glory to God, good-will to men."

He came to tell the Father's love,
His goodness, truth and grace:
To show the brightness of His smile,
The glory of His face,
With His own light, so full and bright,
The shades of death to chase.


He came to bring the weary ones
True peace and perfect rest;
To take away the guilt and sin,
Which darkened and distressed,
That great and small might hear His call,
And all in Him be blessed.


He came to bring a glorious gift,
"Good-will to men"—and why?
Because He loved us, Jesus came,
For us to live and die;
Then sweet and long, the angels' song,
Again we raise on high.


Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Angel Song
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Unknown
Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: Alberto Randegger (April 13, 1832 to December 18, 1911)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Now let us sing the angels' song That rang so sweet and clear"
First Publication Date: 1883

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