Ah how skillful grows the hand

Ah how skillful grows the hand

Author: Henry W. Longfellow
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Henry W. Longfellow

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth , D.C.L. was born at Portland, Maine, Feb. 27, 1807, and graduated at Bowdoin College, 1825. After residing in Europe for four years to qualify for the Chair of Modern Languages in that College, he entered upon the duties of the same. In 1835 he removed to Harvard, on his election as Professor of Modern Languages and Belles-Lettres. He retained that Professorship to 1854. His literary reputation is great, and his writings are numerous and well known. His poems, many of which are as household words in all English-speaking countries, display much learning and great poetic power. A few of these poems and portions of others have come into common use as hymns, but a hymn-writer in the strict sense of that term he… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ah how skillful grows the hand
Author: Henry W. Longfellow

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Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d11
The Sabbath School Hymnal #d2
The Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of songs, services and responses for Jewish Sabbath schools, and homes 4th rev. ed. #119Page Scan



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