H. R. Palmer

H. R. Palmer
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Short Name: H. R. Palmer
Full Name: Palmer, H. R. (Horatio Richmond), 1834-1907
Birth Year: 1834
Death Year: 1907

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881.

His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In America its use is extensive. Dr. Palmer's degree was conferred by the University of Chicago in 1880.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Palmer, H. R., p. 877, i. The hymn "Would you gain the best in life" (Steadfastness), in the Congregational Sunday School Supplement, 1891, the Council School Hymn Book, 1905, and others, is by this author.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


Texts by H. R. Palmer (49)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Angry words, O let them neverH. R. Palmer (Author)71
As Joseph was awalkingH. R. Palmer (Adapter)1
Bek'mpfet das Boese, besiget die Suend'H. R. Palmer (Author)3
Broad though the Atlantic beH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Christ is knocking at my sad heartHoratio R. Palmer (Author)English49
Companion hie we quicklyH. R. Palmer (Author)2
E ho'omaika'i! ho'okani a'e hosana!Horatio R. Palmer, 1834-1907 (Author)Hawaiian2
El tiempo corto esHoratius Palmer (Author)Spanish2
Father, hear us, O be near usHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Flieh', flieh' jede SuendeHoratius R. Palmer (Author)3
Folg' keiner VersuchungH. R. Palmer (Author)German3
Folg' nicht der VersuchungH. R. Palmer (Author)German6
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild, Hear thenHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Girded with joy and with gladnessHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
God's promise for ever abidethH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Gone, gone, gone from our homeH. R. Palmer (Author)7
Here's a lesson we should heed, try try againH. R. Palmer (Author)3
Holy Spirit from above, fill our heartsH. R. Palmer (Author)19
I hear my Lord invitingHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
If, when the joyous day is goneH. R. P. (Author)5
Jesus loves little children, he is their FriendH. R. Palmer (Author)20
Jesus will never, never forsake theeH. R. Palmer (Author)6
Låt synden ej rådaH. R. P. (Author)Swedish4
Lad Fristelsen ikkeH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Mai ae i ka hewaH. R. Palmer (Author)Hawaiian3
Marching, marching, marching on to victoryH. R. Palmer (Author)4
Master, the tempest is raging!H. R. P. (Author)English6
O come away to the school roomHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
O eyes that are weary, and hearts that are soreH. R. Palmer (Author)77
O my Father! take me, make meH. R. Palmer (Author)4
On a far away strand there's a beautiful landHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Onda ord, o, låt dem aldrigH. R. Palmer (Author)Swedish5
Only a word, but with fervency pouredH. R. P. (Arranger)1
Onward and upward and forward todayH. R. Palmer (Author)3
Precious Savior, dear RedeemerH. R. P. (Author)English10
Är du glad, af hjärtat nöjdH. R. P. (Author)4
Saanca a bumdeng iti sulisogH. R. P. (Author)Tagalog2
Sei stark in VersuchungHoratius R. Palmer (Author)German2
Shall we meet beyond the river, Where the surges cease to roll?H. R. P. (Author)1
Step by step, O gentle JesusHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Tentado, no cedas, ceder es pecarHoratio Richmond Palmer, n 1834 (Author)Spanish4
The prize is set before usH. R. Palmer (Author)English1
There is a home eternal, beautiful and brightH. R. Palmer (Author)41
There's a Rose that is blooming for youH. R. Palmer (Author)29
Trusting sweetly in JesusHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
We shall see the golden cityH. R. Palmer (Author)5
While Jesus whispers to youH.R.Palmer (Author)2
Yield not to temptationH. R. Palmer (Author)English617
You're starting my boy on life's journeyPalmer (Author)2

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