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While I was searching in Youtube about music backmasking I found this video and there (a few minutes starting the video), the narrator says:

[...] The angel [Lucifer] was head over the music in the Heaven.

After that, I made a quick Google search about [Satan was a singer] and I found a here that this cannot be answered.

I ask this because when I read the Bible - "DHH or "Dios Habla Hoy" Spanish version"- and checking the verses I cannot neither understand or think in a relation between Satan/Lucifer and music.

My question is: was Satan/Lucifer the angel of music before his fall?

I'm interested in a Roman Catholic response (or Vatican statement about this) but I want check other perspectives about this topic.

  • gotquestions.org/Satan-music.html. A quick google search of your question brings up a number of places with perspectives other than catholic on the topic none give a definitive answer since the Bible itself does not . Since this is primarily opinion based it may not be a good fit for this site. – Kris Jan 4 '18 at 17:26
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This is not necessarily a Catholic answer, but it's the only answer I can provide. The answer, then, is that it is not clearly demonstrable from Scripture (or any popular tradition) that Satan / Lucifer was the angel of music before his fall. Nonetheless, the reason that some people come to this conclusion is likely based upon taking the following passage and applying it to Satan.

Ezekiel 28:13 KJV

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

*Emphasis mine.


There we can see that if this passage, which is typically titled "A Lament over the King of Tyre," if taken as referring Satan metaphorically, can give one reason to think that Satan was the leader of music in heaven. There are more than a few liberal interpretive leaps needed to arrive at such a conclusion; nonetheless, this would be the only passage I can find that would fit such a theory.

Pulpit commentary offers this:

The workmanship of thy tabret and pipes; better, the service. The Authorized Version and Revised Version follow Luther. Keil agrees as to "tabret" (so Genesis 31:27; Isaiah 5:12; elsewhere, as in Exodus 15:20 and Job 21:12, the Authorized Version gives "timbrels"), but takes the latter word (not found elsewhere) as identical with its feminine form, and meaning "female." He sees in the clause, accordingly, a picture of the pomp of the Tyrian king, surrounded by the odalisques of the harem, who, with their timbrels, danced to his honor as their lord and king (camp. Isaiah 23:16; Exodus 15:20; 1 Samuel 18:6).

  • The name Lucifer literally means ''bringer of light'. It also stands for the Morning Star. If he was head of the choir in heaven, his name would have been different. – Kadalikatt Joseph Sibichan Jan 11 '18 at 7:24
  • @KadalikattJosephSibichan, I know and I agree. I'm simply providing an answer based on what certain, rare interpretation of certain portions of the scriptures would provide. – RJ Navarrete Jan 16 '18 at 23:28

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