John Henry Hopkins was a hymn composer and was also a music teacher, illustrator, author, and stained glass designer. In 1857, he composed the music and lyrics to We Three King from Orient Are (usually shortened to just We Three Kings). There are five sheet music versions of the song for piano here in the key of C, for beginners to more advanced players. Visit soon for more arrangements. The beginner version of We Three Kings for piano features the melody in the treble clef staff. The easy version of We Three Kings for piano splits the melody between the right and left hands. The simple version of We Three Kings for piano has a basic left hand accompaniment line that complements the melody. The intermediate version of We Three Kings for piano includes harmony and moving notes in the left hand. The advanced version of We Three Kings for piano features a more complex arrangement with chords and moving lines in the left hand. Select one of the images below for a free printable PDF of the carol.
For a lead sheet with chords, visit the main sheet music page for We Three Kings. It includes arrangements of the carol in seven different keys, as well as links to the song for band and string instruments and recorder. The lyrics to We Three Kings are also available. Visit the Christmas music for piano page for an explanation of the different arrangements of the carols, as well as sheet music for many more songs.