Henri Abraham César Malan

7 July 1787–18 May 1864

H.A. César Malan, engraving by J. Horsburgh, after a portrait by Thomas Unwins, National Galleries Scotland

Featured Hymns & Tunes:


Collections of Hymns & Tunes:

Chants de Sion (Geneva)

1st ed. (1824, 100 songs): PDF
2nd ed. (1828, 200 songs): PDF
3rd ed. (1832, 234 songs): PDF
4th ed. (1836, 300 songs): WorldCat
5th ed. (1841, 300 songs): WorldCat
6th ed. (1855, 300 songs): PDF

Les Psaumes, les hymnes et les cantiques de la Bible (Geneva, 1824): WorldCat

Musique des Chants de Sion (Geneva)

(1834, 234 tunes): PDF
(1837): WorldCat
(1843, 300 tunes): PDF

Chants d'Israël, ou les psaumes, les hymnes et les cantiques de la Bible (Geneva, 1835): HathiTrust

Nouvelles histoires et Nouveaux chants (1836): WorldCat

Chants et Chansons Pieuses (Geneva)

1st ed. (1837): PDF
2nd ed. (1840): PDF
Musique (1840): WorldCat

Les Premiers Chants (Geneva)

3rd ed. (1847): PDF
Musique (1847): WorldCat
4th ed. (1853): PDF


Ingram Cobbin, Hymns by the Rev. Cæsar Malan Translated into English Verse (London: James Nisbet, 1825): WorldCat

Jane E. Arnold, Lyra Evangelica: Hymns Translated from the French of the Late Dr. Malan (London: John F. Shaw, 1866): PDF

Related Resources:

Jean-Augustin Bost, César Malan: Impressions, Notes et Souvenirs (Geneva: E. Beroud, 1865): HathiTrust

The Life, Labours, and Writings of Cæsar Malan (London: James Nisbet, 1869): PDF

H. Leigh Bennett, “French Hymnody,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 391-392: Google Books

H. Leigh Bennett, “Henri Abraham César Malan,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 711: Google Books

Paul Wells, “César Malan,” Evangelical Times (May 2014):

Nancy Jiwon Cho, “Caesar Malan,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

“César Malan,” Hymnary.org: