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W. A. Ogden

W. A. Ogden
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Short Name: W. A. Ogden
Full Name: Ogden, W. A., (William Augustine), 1841-1897
Birth Year: 1841
Death Year: 1897

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and B F Baker, president of the Boston Music School. He wrote many hymns, both lyrics and/or music. He later issued his first song book, “The silver song” (1870). It became quite popular, selling 500,000 copies. He went on to publish other song books. Ogden also taught music at many schools in the U S and Canada. In 1887 he became superintendent of music in the public schools of Toledo, OH. His works include: “New silver songs for Sunday school” (1872), “Crown of life” (1875), “Notes of victory” (1885), “The way of life” (1886), “Gathering jewels” (1886). He was known as a very enthusiastic person in his work and a very congenial one as well. He died at Toledo, OH.

John Perry


Texts by W. A. Ogden (251)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A fountain of life is opened wideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
A heavenly home foreverW. A. O. (Author)2
A mensagem do Senhor - Aleluia!William A. Ogden (Author)Portuguese2
A sinner, I came, for my Lord to seeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English1
Ah weary child a momentW. A. Ogden (Author)2
All day long have I gleanedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
All the air is hushed and holyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
And Jesus, when he was straightwayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Angels are waiting our comingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Anywhere, dear Savior, in Thy vineyard wideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)8
Anywhere with Christ I'll goWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Are you ready for the Bridegroom's comingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
Are you tenting toward the highlandsW. A. O. (Author)7
Are you walking in the light of the gospel?William A. Ogden (Author)English1
Are you willing that the LambWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Art thou waiting for the moving of the watersWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
As doves to their windows we're coming to theeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
Ask for the old path, for the better wayW. A. O. (Author)2
Awake, O daughter of ZionWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Baptize us anew with fire from on highW. A. O. (Author)18
Bautízanos hoyW. A. Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Be of good couraage, be not afraidWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Blessed be the fountain of life todayW. A. O. (Author)English10
Brightly, sweetly, toiling for the MasterWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English21
Clinging to the Rock of Ages, that was cleft in love for meW. A. O. (Author)English3
Come home, prodigal sonWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Come, let us worship and adore HimW. A. Ogden (Author)English2
Come, O come, 'tis the Savior's messageW. A. (Author)2
Come to the feast that the Lord hath spreadW. A. O. (Author)English1
Come to the Savior, children, todayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
Come up to the helpWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Consider ye the lilies, contented in their lotWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
"Cuando vengas en tu reino, Cristo, acuérdate de mi"W. A. Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Dios mensaje para todos me ha dadoW. A. Ogden (Author)Spanish3
Do not falter when the tempter comesWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Dulces promesas son las del SeñorWilliam Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Dyrbara loeften, ackWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Earnest, faithful banner bearersWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Earnest workers for the MasterWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
Everlasting life, 'tis the promise givenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Far away amid the desert Jesus sought meW. A. O. (Author)English2
Fresh as the dew of morningW. A. O. (Author)English2
Frisch und frölich ziehn als muntre PilgerWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German2
From the throne of God is streamingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English3
Gathering home in the ransomedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Give to the Lord of thy treasureWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Gladly, gladly toiling for the MasterW. A. Ogden (Author)English10
Glory to God, the angels are singingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English7
Go and find the wandererW. A. O. (Author)English3
Go and gather them in, go and gather them inW. A. O. (Author)3
Go and tell the story to thy friends todayW. A. O. (Author)3
Go forward, O worker for JesusWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
Go glean in the Master's vineyardW. A. Ogden (Author)English2
Go through the gates, prepare ye the wayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)8
God's eye watches o'er meW. A. O. (Author)3
God's ways are past our understandingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Great was the pain that He sufferedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Hört die kunde von dem herrn hallelujahW. A. O. (Author)German2
Hark, the song of angelsW. A. O. (Author)1
Hark, the song of Christmas mornWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Hark, 'tis the bugle sounding, forward we goWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Hark, 'tis the voice of the Savior Wanderer, calling for theeW. A. O. (Author)English3
He is able to deliver, sing the joyful strainWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English12
He leadeth me, he leadeth me, His lightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
He lono ko'u mai Iesu maiWilliam A. Ogden, 1841-1897 (Author)Hawaiian2
He was despised and rejected of men, The man of many sorrows was taken and slainWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
Hear the promise of the LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English15
Hear ye the call of the LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Ho, everyone that thirsteth, Come, O come ye to the watersW. A. Ogden (Author)English4
Honor bright, honor brightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
How precious the bloodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Hoy quiero trabajarWilliam A. Ogden (1841-1897) (Author)Spanish2
I am coming, Lord, to thee, with a trembling heartWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English16
I am Jesus' little Lamb, Happy all day long I amWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English13
I am the Way and the LifeW. A. O. (Author)English2
I have a friend to guide meWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
I have heard of Jesus in Bethlehem bornW. A. O. (Author)English3
I love to tell the story (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)2
I've wandered in sorrow and sinWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
If thy walk is upward in the narrow wayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
If you meet a comrade on the Sabbath dayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
I'm a child of his promiseWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
I'm a little pilgrim, And a stranger hereWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
In happy song our voices we will raiseWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
In Highest Praise our songs we singWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
In His name advanceWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
In our Sunday school so dearWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In righteousness be doingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
In the Lamb's book of life Will my name there appear?W. A. O. (Author)English5
In the land of light and gloryWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In the mansions eternalWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In the name of Christ, With our flag unfurledW. A. Ogden (Author)English3
In the roll call of heavenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In the shadow of a mightyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In thy blessed word, our FatherWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Into the fold of the graceWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Into thy temple, LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
I've a home far away in the regions immortalW. A. Ogden (Author)9
I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah!William A. Odgen, 1841-1897 (Author)English135
I've learned to love the SaviorWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
I've two little hands to work for JesusW. A. O. (Author)English63
Jeg et budskab har fra GudW. A. Ogden (Author)Norwegian2
Jesus bowed in the gardenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Jesus is calling, "Come to me and live"William A. Ogden (Author)3
Jesus nimmt die Sünder an, HallelujaW. A. Ogden (Author)German2
Jesus stands by my sideW. A. O. (Author)2
Jesus, the loving ShepherdW. A. O. (Author)English41
Jesus, the Shepherd, is calling, wanderer, calling for theeW. A. O. (Author)English3
Joyful we in our Sabbath homeW. A. O. (Author)English5
Laß mich, Herr Jesu, freundlich sie ladenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German1
Let the lamp of faith be burningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
Let the tones of triumph ringWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Leuchtend als Vorbild steht Jesus vor dirW. A. Ogden (Author)German1
Like gems we may shine in the crown of our KingW. A. O. (Author)English2
Like rays of golden sunshineWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Like sheep in the desert we’re strayingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
Lo a stranger standing thereW. A. O. (Author)English6
Lo his kingdom blessedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Lord, our praises here begunWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Love the Lord with all thy heartWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Manos pequeñas Dios me ha dadoWilliam Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Many hundred years agoWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Many mansions are in my home so fairW. A. O. (Author)3
My father in heaven I knowWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Neath the shadow of a rockW. A. Ogden (Author)English2
Not for crown love I my SaviorWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O come thou and see what the Lord hath doneWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
O come, 'tis a bright Sabbath morningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O come to the fountain of love todayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
O dies Verheißungswort, tröstlich und süssWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German2
O for a faith that clingethWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O! for the cross is all my gloryW. A. Ogden (Author)English2
O glory to God, it is coming again (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)1
O I love to think of Jesus, as He journeyed to and froWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English8
O I love to think of Jesus by the blue, blue seaWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
O if my house is built upon a rockWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English8
O soul, look up and thou shalt seeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English8
O swift to the RockW. A. O. (Adapter)1
O the Savior's at the doorW. A. O. (Author)4
O this world is beautifulWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O weary pilgrim, gone astrayW. A. O. (Author)English2
O wonderful words by the Master spokenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
O Zion that bringest good tidings, lift up your glad voice to the skiesWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English10
O'er Judea's plains of lightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Oh, brother, with a willing heart W. A. Ogden (Author)1
O shall I sing the glad new songW. A. Ogden (Author)English4
O 'tis sweet to bring to JesusW. A. O. (Author)5
On Christian soldier, on to the conflictW. A. O. (Author)English2
On the well at Sychar by the dusty wayW. A. O. (Author)English3
Once a lovely stranger stood besideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
One by one the loving masterW. A. Ogden (Author)English5
One drop of the bloodW. A. Ogden (Author)9
Only for a little whileWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Praise the Lord, his bannerWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Ring out the bells for ChristmasWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English1
Sabbath holy to the lowlyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Sailor on the ocean sailing, sailingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English9
Satan tares is sowingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Saved by grace O blessed tidingsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English11
Saved by his goodness I amWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Savior, lead me all the way Lest from the path of peaceW. A. O. (Author)English2
Scattering precious seed by the way-sideW. A. Ogden (Author)English83
Searching the scriptures, the blessed scripturesW. A. O. (Author)English8
See the sons of God in faith advancingW. A. O. (Author)English2
Seeking the lost, yes, kindly entreatingW. A. O. (Author)English125
Selige Verheissungen, herrliches WortW. A. Ogden (Author)German1
Send the Bible to distant landsW. A. Ogden (Author)2
Shall I meet you in the golden morningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Shall we gather in His Kingdom, you and IW. A. O. (Author)English2
Shall we meet in the land of the blestWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
Simply an armor-bearer, lo! I standWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Since thy Father's arm sustains thee, peaceful beW. A. O. (Author)English1
Sing we of the grace of GodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
S'ist das schönste Wort, das auf erden klingtWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German2
Skjønne er løfterne, lifligt Guds ordW. A. Ogden (Author)Norwegian2
Sowing seed, precious seedW. A. O. (Author)2
Sowing the precious seedW. A. O. (Author)English3
Sowing the seed by the daylight, sowing the golden grainWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English1
Stand for the right, brother, stand for the rightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Step by step the Lord will safely lead usWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Streue des Wortes köstlichen SamenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German2
Sweet are the promises, Kind is the wordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English166
Sweet songs, precious songsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Tell the good news, the wondrous storyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)6
Tenderly lead us, Savior aboveW. A. Ogden (Author)2
The blessed Savior died for meW. A. O. (Author)6
The children for Jesus, their hearts for his throneWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
The fountain of salvationWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
The gate of love and mercyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
The Lord loveth a cheerful giverWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English4
The Lord of the vineyard is waitingW. A. O. (Author)2
The precious blood of Jesus, the precious bloodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)6
The precious seed be sowingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There are errands sweetWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There are little childrenW. A. O. (Author)4
There are many beauteous mansionsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
There's a land of restWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
There's a light in the valley, There's a light I seeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There's a name that we loveWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
There's a promise which is writtenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There's a song my heart is singing, In my soul its tones are ringingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English6
There's a tender voice that whispers to the soul with care opprestW. A. Ogden (Author)English2
There's a wonderful ltheme in the gospel tongueWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There's a wonderful theme in the gospel tongueW. A. O. (Author)9
There's One that I love dearlyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
They're [They are] gathering homeward from every landW. A. Ogden (Author)English1
Thronging the temple like those of oldWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Through the desert while weWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Thy word is a lamp to my feet, O Lord (Ogden)W. A. O. (Author)English2
'Tis dividing the worldW. A. O. (Author)4
'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus every little careWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
'Tis the gospel invitation, come and seeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English5
'Tis the grandest theme through the ages rungWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English149
'Tis the voice of him that criethWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
To the Master we are goingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Today at the feet of my blessed Lord I waitedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Trusting in the promises, we march alongWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
'Twas the voice of GodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Two little hands to work for JesusWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English8
Unvailed in my sins at the cross of my LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
Up and labor, the Master isWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Wŷn bach Iesu Grist a DuwWilliam A. Ogden (Author)Welsh1
Washed and redeemed, O wonderful thoughtWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
We are coming, we are coming homeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We are going home to that land so fairWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We are little children (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)3
We are little reapers, toiling all the dayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English14
We are marching on, a happy bandWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
We are toiling on toward the land of restWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
We give thee best endeavorWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We have met to praiseWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We know in whom we have believed (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)2
We praise thee, O God, for the Son thou hast givenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We shall end our careWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We'll take up our [the] stand for the youthWilliam A. Ogden (Author)13
We've enlisted in the army, in the army of the LordW. A. O. (Alterer)English1
What is the song the angels singWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
What's this vain world to meWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
When I awake in the likeness of GodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
When thou comest in thy kingdomWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English12
When to Jerusalem he cameW. A. O. (Author)English2
When we gather by and byW. A. O. (Author)English2
Whither do you journey along, brotherWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Who is he that yonder liesWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Whosoever believeth, precious words I hear Him sayW. A. O. (Author)English5
Whosoever will may truly comeW. A. O. (Author)5
Why stand ye here idle? the fields to the harvest are whiteWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
With a tender hand he willWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
With joy we are marching to Zion's bright abodeW. A. O. (Author)English3
Working O Christ with theeW. A. Ogden (Author)1
Zwei H'ndelein fuer Jesu ArbeitWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
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