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All the happy children gladly join our song

All the happy children gladly join our song

Author: Frances B. Dillingham
Tune: HERMAS
Published in 39 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. All the happy children, gladly join our song,
Rising to the Father, in a chorus strong.
Birds are brightly singing, leaves are opening wide,
Flower bells are ringing forth on every side.

Refrain
All the happy children, gladly join our song,
Rising to the Father, in a chorus strong.

2. See the sky above us, spread so warm and blue,
So God’s love is reaching over me and you.
Father, dear we thank Thee for long summer days,
For the birds and flowers, for the grassy ways. [Refrain]

3. All the happy children thank Thee, Father dear,
For this day for children out of all the year.
We will still remember we are Thine alone;
He who made the summer made us every one. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #100

Author: Frances B. Dillingham

Born: No­vem­ber 17, 1869, Chel­sea, Mass­a­chu­setts. Died: Oc­to­ber 3, 1942, Mass­a­chu­setts. Dillingham was ed­u­cat­ed at Bos­ton Un­i­ver­si­ty (AB 1891). In 1915, she was liv­ing in Au­burn­dale, Mass­a­chu­setts. Her works in­clude: A Proud Lit­tle Bax­ter (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Pil­grim Press, 1898) A Christ­mas Tree Schol­ar and Other Stor­ies (New York: Tho­mas Y. Crow­ell, 1900) "A Bri­dal Mem­o­ry," Scrib­ner’s Mag­a­zine, March 1902 "A Night of Storm," Wo­man’s Mag­a­zine, Au­gust 1904 "The Mu­sic Les­son," Les­lie’s Month­ly Mag­a­zine, Jan­u­a­ry 1905 "The Force of Ex­am­ple," Mc­Clure’s Mag­a­zine, Feb­ru­a­ry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All the happy children gladly join our song
Author: Frances B. Dillingham
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #100
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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Praises We Sing (2nd ed.) #26

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The Cyber Hymnal #100

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