The Doxology

(Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow)

Words: Thomas Ken / Music: Louis Bourgeois


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Image: portion of illuminated manuscript page from "The Book of Kells."Image: The Sheet music and Words of "The Doxology" (Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow").  Words by Thomas Ken and Music by Louis Bourgeois. ____________________________________________________________

The Doxology may be the most often sung piece of music in the world.  The words were composed by Thomas Ken in 1674.  The music is from the "Old Hundredth"  Hymn in the Geneva Psalter, attributed to Louis Bourgeois,  and composed in 1551. ____________________________________________________________

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