Listen to the beginner early piano arrangement of Fairest Lord Jesus.
There is little information on the origin of this Christian hymn. There are some accounts that say it was called Crusader’s and Hymn because it was sung by German Crusaders as they made their way to the Holy Land. The lyrics to this beloved hymn among English speaking Christians first appeared in 1677. It is unknown who translated the song into English. The German title is Schönster Herr Jesu.