Homesick for Thee

A bird that has roamed far away from its nest

Author: Biride Bell
Tune: [A bird that has roamed far away from its nest]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Biride Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A bird that has roamed far away from its nest
Title: Homesick for Thee
Author: Biride Bell
Refrain First Line: Homesick for Thee when temptations molest
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fairer than Day #d1
Fairer than Day. enl. ed. #d1
Favorite Songs #d1
Praise and Rejoicing #35Page Scan
Singing for Joy #d1
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