Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Jayakody, Marceline


Marceline Jayakody(1902-1998), Sri Lanka Catholic priest, musician, author and journalist, he enetered St. Bernard'a Seminary and was ordained a priest. He composed all the hymns in addition to the traditional "Pasan", his work "Namo Namo Matha" was adopted as the national anthem of Sri Lanka.

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