1854–1932

Introduction

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Born: Au­gust 30, 1854, Ve­vey, Swit­zer­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 12, 1932, Ve­vey, Swit­zer­land.

Buried: Cul­ly (near Lau­sanne), Swit­zer­land.

Biography

Budry stu­died the­o­lo­gy in Lau­sanne, Swit­zer­land, and served pas­tor­ates in Cul­ly and Sainte-Croix (1881–89). He then be­came pas­tor of the Free Church in Ve­vey for 35 years more, re­tir­ing in 1923.

Works

Besides writ­ing orig­in­al hymns, he trans­lat­ed Ger­man, Eng­lish, and La­tin lyr­ics in­to French. Some of his work ap­peared in Chants Evan­gé­liques (Lau­sanne, Swit­zer­land: 1885).

Sources

Lyrics

Translations

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